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Mountains of Ice with James Mcknight and Richy Taylor by Ben Winder

Mountains of Ice
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Available in two standard sizes and as a fine print.

A gondola drops us at the top of a mountain where we join the trailhead, which is nestled among magnificent glaciers, older than comprehension. The trail meanders through rough mountain terrain, Mars-like dust and perfect flowing corners in the lead-up to this moment. Here, a perfect trace of singletrack runs high along a Swiss Alpine ridgeline while the glaciers of Saas Fee tumble in slow motion in the distance.

Next, the trail drops away into naturally sculpted turns that spit us out opposite the bakery in a beautiful town deep in the valley.

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The end of a long day shooting in Vallnord Bikepark heading back down to town for some beers. Andy Lloyd was ahead, glanced up the mountain as James came into view through the cloud of dust. At that moment he saw the shot.

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FOUNDER-DIRECTOR: James McKnight
CO-DIRECTOR: Ben Winder
CO-DIRECTOR: Mike Rose
CO-DIRECTOR: Victor Lucas
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Chris Jones
DOOD OF DOODLES: Jon Gregory

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Morgane Charre: Research
Harriet Jones: Management
Sven Martin: Photography
Boris Beyer: Photography
Sebastian Schieck: Photography
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Available in two standard sizes: 12″ x 16″ (30.48cm x 40.64cm) and 24″ x 36″ (60.96cm x 91.44cm)

Technical information: Our display prints are printed on Epson Ultra Premium Luster Photo Paper using archival inks. We use Epson UltraChrome water based HDR ink-jet technology to ensure fantastic final print.

  • 10 mil (0.25 mm) thick
  • Paper weight: 7.67 oz/y² (260 g/m²)
  • Slightly glossy
  • Fingerprint resistant

Framing options: You can take your print to your local framing store, and they will be able to help you with getting your print framed.

For a cheaper DIY option Ikea have plenty of frame options. We would recommend buying the RIBBA frame.

Books: Our books are stored and posted from the UK.

Fees and duties on non-UK deliveries: If you are ordering outside the UK, please be aware you may have to pay tax, duties or other fees on delivery. We use a professional fulfilment company to help ensure smooth postage and prepare any necessary paperwork, but since Brexit on 1 Jan 2021, some EU and even rest of world customers have reported having to pay a (seemingly random) fee on delivery. This has never happened before and should not be happening, but for the time being there doesn’t seem to be a solution to the problem. Sorry for any confusion or complications during this period of unprecedented change – we hope Britain and the countries it exports to will soon smooth out any issues.

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