Peak Design supports storytellers.
As a brand that designs gear for creatives, it’s no surprise that we believe photography and film are effective and inspiring forms of communication and advocacy. We have sponsored many creatives over the years in telling important stories and catalyzing substantive action through their art. Below is a selection of films we’ve supported.
Directed By Dominic Gill, 2023
A movement of rebels, problem solvers, and rationalists have come together on the right to move the needle on climate change. They are known loosely as the “Eco-Right.”
Directed By Colin Arisman, 2022
As wolves repopulate Washington State, conflict is heating up with rural ranching communities. Range rider Daniel Curry's job is to patrol wild areas on horseback, creating a buffer between wolves and the cattle herds that graze on public lands.
The Elephant Whisperers
Directed by Kartiki Gonsalves, 2022
What unravels when a tribal couple decides to foster an orphaned baby elephant? Watch how the arrival of the gentle giant Raghu, transforms the lives of his foster parents forever.
Streaming on Netflix
Spirit of the Peaks
Directed By Connor Ryan, 2022
Caught between athletic passion and cultural obligation, a Hunkpapa Lakota skier learns to be a better relative to the mountains where he skis and to the people who once called them home.
Directed By Colin Arisman, 2021
Three women set sail on a 350 mile expedition through Alaska’s massive Tongass National Forest, exploring how clearcut logging in this coastal rainforest could affect wildlife, local communities and our planet’s climate.
On a Wing and a Prayer
Directed By Dominic Gill, 2020
Photographer Ben Depp has set out to chronicle the wetlands in a series of aerial photographs that he captures with the help of a paramotor that he straps to his back.
Directed By Colin Arisman & Connor Gallagher, 2019
A modern day gold rush is underway in the mountains above Southeast Alaska’s Chilkat River’s headwaters, and locals are reckoning with the changes that could come with a hard-rock mine.
Directed By Chelsea Jolly and Whit Hassett, 2019
Runner and advocate Faith E. Briggs used to run through the streets of Brooklyn every morning. Now, she’s running 150 miles through three U.S. National Monuments that lay in the thick of the controversy around public lands.
Directed By Ben Moon, 2018
After serving in the Vietnam War, author and eco-warrior Doug Peacock spent years alone in the Wyoming and Montana wilderness observing grizzly bears. This time in the wild changed the course of his life.
Directed By Colin Arisman and Connor Gallagher, 2018
Contamination from a mine threatens a magnificent marine ecosystem and a Tlingit community's way of life in Southeast Alaska.
Directed By Peak Design, 2017
The village of Klukwan sits on the banks of the Chilkat River in Southeast Alaska and is home to a culturally and historically important First Nations settlement of the Tlingit people. Klukwan literally means "eternal village."
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Advocating for action through art and storytelling is one part of our approach to sustainability. Read more about what else we do in our annual Sustainability Report.
2022 Sustainability Report