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Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay


The Inertia

“As humans we’re made for adventure, for discovery, for new things.” – Benjamin Dowie

Walk the ridge. For at the end of the ridge, there is “a deep joy in your heart immersed with a beauty beyond words.”

Even when the pain of the climb or life is great, and turning around seems a good option…

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Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

…”keep going, one foot in front of the other”…

Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

…”with an expectation that there is something amazing waiting for you at the top.”

More often than not there will be.

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Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

A tribute to filmmaker Benjamin Dowie, the short film is put together by a contemporary in Mathieu Le Lay; therefore, as one might expect, the respect is for shared passions and pursuits is clear and plentiful. And the Alps acted as a most beautiful, awe-inspiring backdrop — they would hike four peaks, including Mont Buet in front of the Mont-Blanc range.

In the end, their shared passions and pursuits comes down to one singular aspiration: to walk the ridge. So wherever you are, whatever you do, walk the ridge. You might like what you find.

Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

Screenshot: Mathieu Le Lay

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