The Ring of Fire expedition, as it grew to be known, is the brainchild of Nick Cahill, an adventure filmmaker, Nat Geo cover photographer, and backcountry snowboarder from Lake Tahoe, California. After too many days of dreaming during Covid lockdown, Nick decided it was time to attempt a feat far greater than anything he’d done before—climbing as many North American volcanoes as he could reach in 30 days, and splitboard down them. He recruited a climbing partner (and fellow photographer and filmmaker), Danny Kern and together brought on a guide Tailer Spinney, Nick said goodbye to his girlfriend, and set out in his converted 1988 school bus with film and adventure equipment in tow. Less than 30 days later, they’d climbed more than 65,000 vertical feet, splitboarded the same, and intricately documented the entire journey. The end result is an inspirational tale of living in the moment, conquering challenges, getting out there and going for the top! The first episode will drop on our channels May 7th, so stay tuned!
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