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This video from Iceland is basically skiing’s Game of Thrones

In skiing, there’s so much noteworthy stuff going on that the word “epic” should be used lightly. But this video, folks, is f*cking epic.

It follows Marcus Caston and McKenna Peterson as they travel and ski Iceland’s magnificent landscapes, captured entirely with a top-notch RED SCARLET-W camera. Every shot is reminiscent of the jaw-dropping landscapes featured in Game of Thrones, considering a large portion of the hit TV show has been filmed at similar Icelandic territories.

This video is a submission for the REDirect Explore 2016 contest, in which “Hand-selected cinematographers from around the globe have been challenged with creating, capturing and editing a captivating outdoor adventure lifestyle story,” according to its official site. All particpants were given RED SCARLET-Ws to film their submissions, and the winner—chosen through online voting—gets to keep their camera, as well as a ton of accessories all worth about $35,000 total. The second place submission will also get to keep their camera, and that alone is worth $9,500.

And you thought saving up for a GoPro was ambitious…

Icelandic Instagrams from Caston and Peterson

Iceland on the mind. She worked her magic on me. #takemeback #flakesoffolklore #redirect2016

A photo posted by McKenna Peterson (@mck_p) on

Half way there and SOOOOO psyched to for what's to come

A video posted by Marcus Caston (@marcuscaston) on

Summer… Winter… And back again #oneinthesame #borrowedseasons #iceland snap by @marcuscaston

A photo posted by McKenna Peterson (@mck_p) on

Hard to get lost when you're following the natural line. Photo: @schirfphoto #flakesoffolklore

A photo posted by Marcus Caston (@marcuscaston) on

Where sand dunes lead you to snow… #hornstrandir #flakesoffolklore #lategram #snowingnow

A photo posted by McKenna Peterson (@mck_p) on

 

Happy Friday, people.

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