ASC Featured in Teton Gravity Research Film

Jeremy Jones drops in on a spine in Alaska. (Photo by Clark Fyans)

It’s ski-movie season! The latest Teton Gravity Research/Jeremy Jones collaboration, Higher, has dropped around the U.S., and with it, TGR produced a short film that features my organization, Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation.

While filming for Higher in the Himalayas last winter, Jones collected glacier samples for ASC.

“Find something that you connect with, because collectively if we all do that, we can make a difference,” Jones says in the film.

Watch the film here:


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Gregg Treinish founded Adventure Scientists in 2011 with a strong passion for both scientific discovery and exploration. National Geographic named Gregg Adventurer of the Year in 2008 when he and a friend completed a 7,800-mile trek along the spine of the Andes Mountain Range. He was included on the Christian Science Monitor's 30 under 30 list in 2012, and the following year became a National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his work with Adventure Scientists. In 2013, he was named a Backpacker Magazine "hero", in 2015, a Draper Richards Kaplan Entrepreneur and one of Men's Journal's "50 Most Adventurous Men." In 2017, he was named an Ashoka Fellow. Gregg holds a biology degree from Montana State University and a sociology degree from CU-Boulder. He thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2004. Read more updates from Gregg and others on the Adventure Scientists team at adventurescientists.org/field-notes. Follow Adventure Scientists on Instagram @adventurescientists, on Facebook @adventurescientists, and on Twitter @AdvScientists.