When something positive is not readily available, you tend to develop a fierce longing for it. When this thing, whether an object, a person, place, a moment in time, or even a season, is finally returned to you, its familiarity is enthusiastically welcomed.

Introducing the R3TURN series from Sherpas Cinema, presented by Arc’teryx. A three-part installation of short web pieces that delve into the sensory cortex and evoke the emotions brought forth from the restoration of winter.

R3TURN to Winter from Sherpas Cinema on Vimeo.

Beginning with an overview, R3turn to Winter sets the stage for a heightened tactile level, welcoming back the depths of winter.

R3TURN TO ICE from Sherpas Cinema on Vimeo.

The second episode, R3turn to Ice, delivers an up-close and super slow motion look at the tools of the trade as ice climbers reacquaint themselves with the frozen medium.

R3TURN TO POWDER from Sherpas Cinema on Vimeo.

R3turn to Powder, the third and final episode, follows Eric Hjorleifson as he hand builds his Renegade ski and returns to deep powder in the big mountains.

Take a look for yourself, the R3TURN series is sure to establish a healthy dream state fueling the agents of motivation to go play outside in our frozen wilderness.