Jeremy Jones’s Low-Carbon Freeride and Climate Advocacy Film Project

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Over three nights from February 9-12, splitboarders and environmental activists Jeremy Jones, Max Hammer, Tim Eddy, and photographer/rider Ming Poon visited a narrow stretch of mountains in northeast Nevada to ride deep, untouched powder and talk climate change with locals. They hope the low-impact backcountry journey will help bring awareness to global warming and showcase the importance of protecting public lands.

Ming T. Poon

The range targeted was the Ruby Mountains, a particular string of remote peaks reaching over 11,000 vertical feet, an area some call “the most beautiful place in Nevada.” Instead of staying in hotels, they followed the ethos of Jones’s environmental advocacy group Protect Our Winters (POW). To save on fossil fuel use, he and his team hiked into the backcountry and spent four days camping. The expedition was…

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