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In an hour or so we are going to go LIVE to show you how to record this type of pertinent information, including how to do informal and formal #snowpack #observations 📖 @joshjespersen and @coloradoadventureguides are showing you the pieces of the puzzle to stay safe in #avalanche #terrain 📺 Stay Tuned!

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@joshjespersen just got out of the field after the first day of an AIARE Level 1 class with @coloradoadventureguides and will be showcasing some of the instruction on our #instastory 📽️ Make sure you check it out to learn a few things about companion #rescue ❄️ Tomorrow we'll talk about the layers in the snowpack, so stay tuned!

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To get all of you snow sliders thinking about #avalanche problems early season, ZEAL ambassador @joshjespersen has teamed up with @coloradoadventureguides to bring you some knowledge over the next couple days. So tune in, and start thinking about the dragons constantly lurking under your skis and snowboards. #knowbeforeyougo #caic

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Zoom, zoom. @austensweetin satisfies his need for speed.
Photo: @andrew_miller feat. The Nomad #FindYourZeal #ThroughOurLenses #WeAreAllZeal

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After the alpenglow there’s the afterglow. Photo: @katjapokorn of @legitfilms captures cold smoke at its finest. #FindYourZeal

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“I think that one of these days, you’re going to have to find out where you want to go. And then you’ve got to start going there. But immediately. You can’t afford to lose a minute. Not you.” —J.D. Salinger
Pro ultra-runner @slukenelson prefers to spend his minutes stacking mileage and chasing golden hour drenched vistas. Feat. Radium
Photo: @ingafann #FindYourZeal

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Have you done your snow dance today? @coltonstiffler’s office view is looking pretty, pretty good. #FindYourZeal 👌🏽

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Snow enthusiasts unite! Can anyone name the formation of this snow crystal? Head to @a.chad’s profile to learn more.  #FindYourZeal #LetItSnow

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Some nothing-short-of-stellar shots of the new @seeking.nirvana teaser “Men Who Stare At Sheep”, feat. The one and only @mikeheni. Stay tuned for Dec. 18th. #FindYourZeal

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@seeking.nirvana just announced their latest short “Men Who Stare At Sheep”, feat. ZEAL Skier @mikeheni.
Full edit dropping December 18. #StrangeAdventures #MenWhoStareAtSheep #SeekingNirvana

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Adventure awaits with Windsor. Available now at zealoptics.com—link in our profile. #FindYourZeal

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New Styles Dropping in Windsor & Crowley!

Timeless design meets exceptional capability. Shop now via the link in our bio.

Photo: @coltonstiffler #FindYourZeal

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Gotta get up to get down. What’s your favorite local ski resort? #FindYourZeal

@a.chad makes the most of his #MontanaMoment#ExploreMore #ThroughOurLenses

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➡️ (swipe) From the Snow capped 16,000' summit of Puncak Jaya in Indonesia in the Tropics and all the way back to Colorado and in between- enjoy the #worldofwhite ! @drjonkedski wishing you a very white winter and holiday season ahead! ❄️❄️⛷️🎿☃️#findyourzeal #exploremore #jonsjourneys #throughourlenses #happyholidays

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Swipe ➡️The views from the top of the world as the sun comes up are something I'll remember forever and a part of life I want to experience again. @drjonkedski here this time from Nepal in the Himalayas- the highest mountains on earth. In 2012 I stood on the summit of Everest. These photos are from that experience- a couple of them showing Everest and other mountains from a distance- while a couple of the shots are from my summit day when I watched the sun come up from the top in dead calm weather. The #worldofwhite from 29,028' is extraordinary and I'm looking forward to returning to Everest in 2018 for #exploremore . #jonsjourneys #findyourzeal #everest #topoftheworld 🌎

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One of my favorite camps of all time- Camp II at 21,000' on Gasherbrum II in Pakistan. The ridge dropped off thousands of feet on either side, but the views were incredible in this #worldofwhite The Karakoram of Pakistan boasts the highest concentration of peaks above 25,000' on the planet- even more than Nepal! @drjonkedski here for this #zeal takeover showing you this wintry setting which was actually in the middle of July! #jonsjourneys #findyourzeal #visitpakistan #throughourlenses Gasherbrum I at 26,509'/8080m is visible to the left.

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Dropping in above 17,000' on Denali in Alaska earlier this year we were rewarded with the Backdrop of Foraker and prime snow conditions after making it to the summit of 20,320' Denali- the highest peak in North America. Among the many places I've been fortunate to ski- #worldofwhite in Alaska is pretty unlimited. @drjonkedski here taking you to a few of my favorite high places all over the globe to share with you my favorite ski and climbing destinations. Enjoy the journey and savor the views along the way and #exploremore !#jonsjourneys #findyourzeal #throughourlenses #Denali

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➡️(scroll to see each shot) After the last pink colors on the horizon faded into a deep Colorado bluebird day- I traded my skis for regular boots and headed for a trailhead to see just how much snow was up high in the #worldofwhite . @drjonkedski here taking over @zealoptics IG for some winter explorations. From the summit of 14,196' Yale it was evident that we need a lot more. But the fresh air and incredible views were worth the effort. Scouting some new ski lines that I know I'll be back for! #findyourzeal #jonsjourneys #exploremore #throughourlenses #colorado #bluebird #winteriscoming

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I just love the magical hour- @drjonkedski here continuing the #worldofwhite Instagram takeover- I am getting super excited for winter, especially after my alpenglow ski tour from deep in the Sawatch of Colorado this morning. #findyourzeal #magicalhour #exploremore #throughourlenses #winteriscoming Next we'll head to a summit for some more views from the world of white- stay tuned!

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#TGIF everyone! @drjonkedski here to help bring on the snow and the winter for this Instagram takeover as we begin a new season of adventure in the world of white. This weekend I'll not only take you on a live adventure to some high places- but I'll show you some of my favorite explorations from all over the world. Follow along and let's enjoy the journey. #findyourzeal #worldofwhite #jonsjourneys #throughourlenses #exploremore

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Bears Ears National Monument was reduced by 85%, so the Friends of Cedar Mesa are stretching their goal by 85% to raise funds and awareness for the Bear Ears Education Center Kickstarter.

Pledge a donation and help ZEAL Ambassador Luke Nelson and friends collectively log 100K vertical feet in a day through the Bears Ears Vert-athon. #100kForBearsEars
Learn more at zealop.link/100kforbearsears

Photo by @miahwatt

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Take your skiing to the next level, train smarter and climb better this winter with @uphill_athlete@stevehouse10’s performance peaking program. #ExploreMore via the link in our bio!

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Go #BehindTheLens with @slukenelson in his latest featured video by @jaybirdsport and stay tuned for the full edit dropping this Friday! #FindYourZeal

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Join us in extending a HUGE congrats to @kimmyfasani​ on her #twriderspoll Women’s Rider Of The Year nomination! If you're at @DewTour​ next weekend, be sure to visit the Riders Poll on December 15. #WeAreAllZEAL

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Buy a Goggle, Plant a Tree with us this winter.
In partnership with @AmericanForests, we will plant a tree for every goggle and accessory lens sold through the end of the month. Plus, we'll throw in free next day shipping on any order placed before December 22! #TreesTheSeason Photo by Steph Nitsch (@eatmypow), courtesy of @pallassnowboards

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Want to follow @bunshimself around Hokkaido this winter? Well, you're in luck. He's a guide at #SASSjapan. Join him and the rest of our friends by going to the link in @sassglobaltravel's profile.

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Seth Leonard hiking amongst the unmistakably stunning Olympic Mountains. Head to gonefloatabout.com and check out ZEAL sailors @ellenandseth balance work and play in Port Angeles, WA. #FindYourZeal

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Announcing the #UltimatePowderDay giveaway (MSRP: $2500)! Now through December 20th, we are teaming up with @folsomskis @hestragloves and @trewgear to get you kitted with the perfect winter setup!
Get out this winter and enter for a chance to win. Link in bio!

Photo by @40tribes

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"Our greatest treasures are public lands." —Secretary Zinke
Keep public lands in public hands. Text DEFEND to 52886.
Photo by: @miahwatt

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