Weekend Watch: Ode to Muir

This new film from Teton Gravity Research celebrates nature's challenges and joys.
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For 40 miles, Protect Our Winters Founder Jeremy Jones and two-time Olympian Elena High navigated the powder in California's John Muir Wilderness. Teton Gravity Research's newest video documents their journey, from the challenges of winter camping to the joys and rewards of exploring the natural world.

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