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SPRING 2018

Natural Muse Renee Hahnel No Sunny Days Dylan Furst Beyond the Landscape Johan Lolos


ESCAPE ORDINARY


A PATH OF DISCOVERY

In 1977, a young man in the Canadian maritime insurance industry took a chance. He took a family

loan, quit his job and didn’t look back. Launching a specialty sports apparel and accessories company from the back of his van, Blake Annable dove into a highly-competitive industry with a belief that he could build something tangible.

Forty-one years later, Stormtech has gone well beyond the one-man-van operation, but Blake and the

Annable family remain at the helm of Stormtech, and they maintain the values that have been in place since day one. Now a global business with over 600 styles of outerwear and accessories and 10,000 distributors in over 50 countries, the company continues to thrive on providing folks with apparel that enables them to get out and explore, whether close to home or a world away.

Stormtech is also a company built upon strong personal relationships. And within these pages, we

have partnered with three digital-media pioneers to showcase the places and spaces where Stormtech apparel is right at home.

Renee Hahnel’s sense of wanderlust took her from her home country of Australia to life on the road,

culminating most recently with a seven-month journey to all 59 of the US National Parks. Along the way, Renee finds her muse in nature. Dylan Furst embraces the inclement weather of the Pacific Northwest and sees beauty and emotion in the drizzly, dark and dramatic climes surrounding his hometown of Bellingham, WA. Belgian photographer Johan Lolos buys a one-way ticket across the world and uncovers a new direction in life. He discovers that intangible human experiences give deeper meaning to the pursuit of breathtaking landscapes.

All three of these folks share a common bond: they have a passion for exploration, for the outdoors,

and they want to share their experiences with the world. All three left behind a traditional path in life to pursue their passions. And all have succeeded beyond building a following of like-minded folks—they’ve found further inspiration and a sense of self along the way.

Welcome to spring, a time of renewal and growth. We hope you find time to pursue your own path of

discovery, whether halfway across the world or in the place you call home.

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Contents 03 | Introduction: A Path of Discovery 08 | Renee Hahnel’s Natural Muse 18 | No Sunny Days: Dylan Furst’s Subdued Excitement 30 | Beyond the Landscape: Johan Lolos and A One-Way Ticket


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“My travel partner is usually my husband, but traveling with anyone will save you money. You can split food, hotels, camping spots, car rental, gas, etc. As I am writing this very line I am sharing a chai latte with my husband—it’s delicious by the way.” North Cascades National Park, WA.


“Funny thing about comfort — one man’s comfort is another man’s misery.” —RICHARD PROENNEKE, Alaskan Wilderness Pioneer

Richard “Dick” Proenneke left civilization behind at age 51 to “do a thing to completion.” That thing was leaving a conventional life in the lower 48 for what is now Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska. In 1968, Proenneke built a log cabin on remote Upper Twin Lake using only hand tools and lived alone in the wilderness for almost 30 years. Immersed in an untouched land of 10,000-foot volcanoes, granite spires, glaciers, bears, moose, caribou and wolves, he chose to exchange luxuries that we take for granted—electricity, running water, motorized transport—for a deeper connection to the natural world. And it is there in Lake Clark National Park, roughly 100 miles west of Anchorage, that Renee Hahnel found her own inspirational bliss in September 2017. “I was constantly journaling and writing down creative ideas during our three nights spent in an off-the-grid lakeside cabin,” Hahnel later wrote on her blog. “Is this the greatest national park in America?”

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But the 28-year-old Hahnel’s visit to Lake

camera to effectively document their travels. “I

Clark wasn’t a one-off voyage of discovery, nor

continued to share images from my adventures

an extended stay. Rather, it was part of a grand

when we moved to Boulder, but didn’t actively

tour of the 59 U.S. National Parks. Hahnel and her

pursue a large social media following,” Renee

husband Matthew had been on the road as full-

says. “I genuinely love the outdoors and traveling,

time travel bloggers and social media stalwarts

and I think that passion comes across in my

for well over a year by the time she found her own

photographs. I endeavor to leave a sense of

natural muse in Proenneke’s personal Shangri-

wanderlust in those viewing my social feeds and

La. And they too chose an unconventional route

hope to inspire others to get out and adventure.”

to personal discovery—a circuitous approach of

By mid-2016, Renee and Matthew had gained

constant travel in stark contrast with Proenneke’s

enough of a following to begin making a living

modest permanence.

through digital media. That fall, they took another

Hahnel’s path to a nomadic existence began

big leap by moving into a van and hitting the road.

with an adventurous upbringing in Melbourne,

“Everyone has different passions and things that

Australia. “I was born into a loving family who

drive them throughout their life,” Renee says. “I

raised me with a free and adventurous spirit,” she

love waking up in a new location nearly every day,

says. “I grew up riding horses, playing in the mud

getting to experience unique places and cultures,

and running around the farm. My parents enjoyed

and sharing my experiences with others.”

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traveling and took my sister and I on some pretty

rad trips. When I was 5 they pulled us out of

belongings, trading the security of a 9-to-5

school for a couple of months so that we could

lifestyle and the creature comforts of a home base

road trip up the East Coast of Australia. When I

for the freedom to roam. In April of 2017, to fully

was 10 we went to New Zealand, when I was 15

immerse themselves in the American landscape,

we travelled to Europe, and when I was 18 they

they loaded up their ’88 Westfalia to explore the

took us adventuring all over Southeast Asia. We

national parks. Starting in Utah’s Zion National

lived modestly and didn’t have expensive cars or

Park, the seven-month journey would take them

a super fancy house. My parents made one thing

from the southwest to Florida, up the eastern

very clear to my sister and I: Experiences are

seaboard, to Alaska, and finally across the Pacific

worth more than possessions.”

to Hawaii and American Samoa.

At age 19, after her first year of university,

The couple once again pared down their

“Living out of a suitcase isn’t without it’s

Renee went backpacking around South America

challenges, but it has taught me that I only need

with Matthew. “During that trip I not only learned

a small amount of possessions,” Renee says.

an incredible amount about myself but also about

“Obviously, it is nice to have some extra ‘comfort’

my husband, who was my boyfriend of 18 months

items, but when it comes down to it we really only

at the time,” Renee says. “I learned that it’s okay

need a small backpack of possessions to survive

to look gross and feel vulnerable in front of each

and be happy. I have found that having less stuff

other, that it actually brings you closer. It showed

has helped me feel less suffocated and allowed

me that we could both step up in times of need

me to grow creatively.”

and take care of each other. It taught me to have

a lot of patience and kindness, even if it was the

the road by bringing some reminders of home

last thing I felt like doing. Over the course of those

with them, whether that means decorating and

two months we saw the best and the worst sides

personalizing their van, using essential oils to

of each other. There were some things that I didn’t

unwind, or sticking with simple routines like a

like to see or feel, but these moments helped our

cup of tea in the morning and journaling at night.

relationship to grow and mature.”

But ultimately, creative growth for Renee is based

Over the next half-dozen years, she traveled

upon an ongoing relationship with the outdoors,

to India, Europe and North America, married

and her life as a digital nomad has allowed her

Matthew, and began working as a speech

to fully pursue a life that she loves. Being out in

therapist. With a shared sense of wanderlust,

nature and living a minimalist lifestyle gives her

the couple applied for green cards in the U.S. for

the time, space and mindset to grow and evolve.

several years, and eventually won the Diversity

“Nature is my happy place,” Renee says, “the

Visa Lottery in 2014. They then moved to Boulder,

setting where ideas and possibilities rush to my

CO for its proximity to the mountains. Renee

mind. I strongly believe that life is meant to be

and Matthew arrived with all their possessions

experienced, not just dreamed about or put aside

stuffed into six bags and settled into a life of

for another day. Travel is something that fuels my

hiking, snowboarding, and squeezing as much

soul and makes me happy. Everyone should do

exploration as possible into their busy schedules.

the thing that makes them feel that way.”

She and Matthew have adapted to life on

And they both learned how to operate a DSLR

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“I strongly believe that life is meant to be experienced, not just dreamed about or put aside for another day.�


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“Being prepared is the most important part of my job, and having proper gear that can get me out there comfortably is key.” Dylan Furst, at ease in the wet Pacific Northwest.


“You can see a pretty landscape and it’s great, but if it has more emotion, that’s what I love. I strive to bring that emotion out.”

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Dylan’s friends can’t be faulted; located

in the far northwestern corner of Washington State, Bellingham is one of the wettest places in North America. Even die-hard locals take it with a mixture of love and resignation, dubbing their hometown “the city of subdued excitement.” But it’s also an outdoor mecca, and a place for active, creative minds to find plenty of inspiration. For Dylan, that began in high school, while filming mountain biking on the area’s local trails. What started as a fun way to capture his friends soon turned into a passion, and Dylan hoped to attend film school to make it a profession.

Unfortunately, film school turned out to be

too expensive, and community college turned out to be a poor fit for young “Fursty.” At age 19, he took a year-long trip overseas, working at hostels to make ends meet. He also began shooting photos. “When I got home, I just ended up staying,” he says. “By that point, photography was all I really cared about.”

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“I try to make the most out of the cloudy days, the gloomy days. I live in one of the rainiest places in the United States, so I might as well embrace it. As the snow melts in the spring, my favorite trails open again and green fills the forest.” Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, WA.

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“I decided to go all-in with photography. I never intended to make money from it, but I knew I’d regret it if I didn’t try.”

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Dylan found work at the local UPS shipping

center.

Photography

remained

a

But eventually it all comes down to passion,

personal

because otherwise I don’t see why you’d do it.

endeavor; he would shoot the occasional friend

It’s a lifestyle decision. I’ll sleep in my car at the

or coworker’s wedding, but UPS wasn’t a bad

trailhead, wake up, and just look at the morning

gig. His workday would start at 3 a.m. and

fog. It’s where I want to be.”

finished at 9 a.m. It was perfect for Dylan and his

photography.

following

And there are plenty of passionate people in

Dylan’s

wake.

“Social

media

“If I had a 9-to-5, I would be trying to shoot

photographer” has become a legitimate career,

in bad light,” he says. “In the summer, it’d be too

and Dylan is one of the pioneers. He’s not,

harsh, and in the winter, it would be dark when I

however, in it for the popularity. While social

got to work and dark when I got off.”

media may have made his career, it all stems

Dylan

diligently

posted

his

work

to

from an appreciation of the environment in which

Instagram and Tumblr, a daily feed of his foggy,

he works.

soggy surroundings. It was the early 2010s, and

the moody vibe of his imagery resonated in the

it’s beautiful,” he says. “That’s why I’m taking

“I want people to respect nature, because

“Everyone wants to get out of here because of the weather. I’m like, ‘Well, look around, it’s beautiful.” still-young world of social media. After four years

pictures of it. Not because it’s going to get you

with UPS, Dylan found himself with a sizeable

Instagram likes. But a lot of my fan base is all over

following, and a choice: Keep climbing the ranks

the world, as far away as the middle east where

at his job, or dive into a realm where “followers”

the landscape is totally different. For them, I feel

had yet to translate into income.

like looking at my photos is almost a fairytale.”

“I guess I’ve always done things this way,

And Dylan is also reviving a high school

but I decided to go all-in with photography,” he

passion—making

says. “I never intended to make money from it,

hop beats—and combining his talents into a

but I knew I’d regret it if I didn’t try.”

production company, all with a distinctly Pacific

Northwest mood.

It was the risky option, but Dylan has

music,

particularly

hip-

always been creatively driven and his hometown

proved an endless source of inspiration. What

and a lot of the beats I made were a little

in his youth had been a playground turned into

darker,” he says. “That vibe just makes me feel

his studio, and his following—especially on the

something. It’s the same with photos; you can

increasingly-popular Instagram—exploded. Still,

see a pretty landscape and it’s great, but if it has

Dylan didn’t see photography as a potential

more emotion, that’s what I love. I strive to bring

“I’m kind of into the darker side of things,

career until an international granola company

that emotion out.”

reached out about a paid shoot. Then a whiskey

company. Then a clothing company. Three years

Bellingham a little more permanent by buying

later, Dylan has well over a million Instagram

a house just a short distance from the cabin in

followers and is one of the Northwest’s most

which he grew up. It’s the perfect basecamp for

wide-reaching photographers. And he did it all a

his adventures, because while his travels have

short drive from home.

taken him from Australia to Iceland, it’s only

increased his appreciation for home.

That’s a uniquely challenging achievement,

Dylan recently made his connection to

considering the inclement conditions of the

Northwest. Dylan usually covers his camera

Bellingham,” he says. “Out here I feel I’m always

while shooting with a neoprene shell to protect

finding new stuff. I’ve seen some of the most

it from moisture, which is an ever-present issue.

amazing landscapes in the world, but there’s

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something about this place I can’t really put my

degrees Fahrenheit and raining an inch an hour,

finger on. I love the rain. I love the fog. As funny

technical considerations are perhaps the least

as that sounds, there’s just something about it.

challenging part of Dylan’s style of work.

It’s who I am.”

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“I think the biggest difficulty is just making

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“There are few things I like more than waking up on the top of a mountain and watching the sun rise.” Wanaka, New Zealand.


“I didn’t go to Australia for photography. I went because I wanted a big change in my life. I wanted to be truly independent.”

There are few things more committing than a one-way ticket to a distant land. But, when Belgian photographer Johan Lolos was 25-years-old, he dove headlong into a nomadic existence. “I bought a one-way flight to Australia in 2013,” Johan says. “I told my parents that I was going to travel the entire world by hitchhiking, living as cheaply as possible. I’d never left Europe before. I planned to be gone for three, four, five years.” Johan left behind a public relations internship in Paris, the culmination of his master’s degree. He had 7,000 euros in his bank account and wanted nothing more than to see the world. He moved his life into a backpack and brought along his digital S.L.R. camera. MEN’S BLACK ICE THERMAL JACKET

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“The places you go are not the most important thing — the places themselves do not make your trip a success. Rather, it is the people you go with and the people you meet.”


“No matter how many times I see these mountain giants, I’m speechless in front of such beauty. Being in such wild and vast landscapes always make me realize how tiny and insignificant we humans are, and how we should be more respectful and humble towards our planet Earth.” Gorner Glacier and Monte Rosa, Switzerland.


Johan had been shooting photos semi-

Johan had settled back in Liège by early 2016. He’d

supply his music festival blog with content (and

become the most-followed Belgian photographer on

gain free entry into said festivals), and eventually he

Instagram—a new breed of celebrity in his own right.

was hired to shoot a few weddings. He’d cultivated

His commissioned work paid well, but it was also

an interest in photography and the outdoors as a

taking the fun out of travel, and travel photography. In

Boy Scout during his early teens, growing up in a

a sense, his success had stripped him of his freedom

small village near the city of Liège. By his early 20s,

to roam.

photography had become an extension of his PR

work, but not an end goal in any of his pursuits.

to follow a very strict program,” Johan says. “If the

“I didn’t go to Australia for photography,” Johan

light wasn’t good on that day of the shoot, then I’d come home without good photos. I just got sick of

life. I wanted to be truly independent. But when I got

it. It wasn’t traveling any more, for me. It was more

to Australia, I started shooting my surroundings, the

about going abroad for the shoot for the client, and that was all. So, starting last year, I really changed my approach. I focused more on personal projects like a three-month road trip in Canada, then a five-month road trip here in Europe for 2017. When you are on a five-month-long road trip, it’s not rainbows every day. There are bad moments mixed with the good moments, but I like to leave my comfort zone.”

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“Delphine is the most smiling and loving person I know. She’s my favorite subject to photograph, and I’m lucky to call her my best friend too—she’s the best travel partner I ever could have dreamt of.”

“I found with commissioned work, I’d have

says. “I went because I wanted a big change in my

“Trying to challenge myself every single day, every single trip, is what keeps me so engaged with my work.”

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And therein lies the key to Johan’s work: he

same way I had for the last 10 years. I just wanted

thrives on discovery, on overcoming obstacles to

to capture everything that I found interesting, to

find something unique. For some, the pre-packaged

preserve the memories.”

itinerary of a week-long tour is enough. But others,

Yet dreams don’t always come cheap. Despite

like Johan, want to explore untrodden ground. It’s

a shoestring subsistence, Johan knew he’d have

what drove him to leave home in the first place,

to find a source of income. He saw early Australian

what led to his photographic career, what continues

Instagram pioneers parlaying their social media

to push him to grow as a person, to expand his

presence into something tangible. And like any

knowledge of the world. It’s not for everyone, but the

good traveler, he jumped on that train before it got

hardships of the less-traveled path can provide the

too crowded. People took notice. Johan’s work

greatest rewards.

was discovered through Instagram then published

by National Geographic, Buzzfeed, and The Daily

what makes my work very fresh and my job exciting,”

Mail, among others. Soon, he was traveling free and

Johan says. “Trying to challenge myself every single

earning a living while on the road. Johan had become

day, every single trip, is what keeps me so engaged

a full-time photographer through circumstance—his

with my work.”

ability to capture the beautiful places he sought out

kept his wheels rolling, as it were.

home. In the summer of 2017, he took off for the

“Taking these big trips is challenging, and this is

Nowadays, Johan can be found closer to

After a year in Australia, Johan went to New

far-flung corners of Europe on a personal campaign

Zealand, where he landed a gig with the Wanaka

called “Peaks of Europe.” From the Scottish

Tourism Board. He understood the transportive

Highlands and Norwegian fjords to Greece, Croatia,

nature of grand, untouched landscapes, of soft

Montenegro and Albania, then finally to the Alps, he

light, of the far-flung ground upon which he was

traveled by car. He was astonished by the diversity

treading, and could convey his own passion for

and beauty of what he found. “Every single country

travel to a world of likeminded wanderers through

had his highlight,” Johan says. “In Scotland, on the

his imagery. By 2015, Johan had become a full-time

Isle of Skye, it was raining so much with massive

photographer. But he’d yet to realize the profound

winds. Still, we camped one night with friends close

effects that world travel would have on his life.

to the Old Man of Storr and woke up to an insane

“I’d reached a goal where I could continue

sunrise—it only lasted five minutes and it was so

to travel for longer and for less money thanks to

stunning. Then the midnight sun of northern Norway

photography,” Johan says, “but over the following

was mind-blowing. I could go on forever and pick out

years my goals changed. Back then, I was traveling

details from every single country that blew me away.”

and taking photos. Now, I am traveling to take

photos, which is a significant difference. And

journey that went beyond the pursuit of stunning

today, as a photographer, I want to inspire people

geography.

through not only my story, but also the stories of

the people I meet.”

place where I’m from, and show people that you

And he began to discover a new layer in his

“I wanted to focus on my own continent, the

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“Although this photo shows a very brief moment in time— exactly 1/500 of a second—just imagine now how much water is running through this waterfall alone every minute, every hour and every day.” Southern Iceland.

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don’t have to go very far to see some of the most beautiful places in the world,” Johan says. “I saw so many diverse and beautiful landscapes. I traveled with my girlfriend Delphine for one leg of the trip, but I was alone for the other two legs. So, I used Instagram to tell people, ‘Hey, guys. I’m coming to Scotland tomorrow. I’ll be around the Isle of Skye. Is anyone free to join me for a couple of days, and meet up and shoot?’ Many people came to join me, and every day I would share my story. This time, I wasn’t just documenting the landscapes, it was absolutely everything—a series of photos with a focus on the storytelling as much as the imagery. At the end, the people I met were what I remembered most.”

Indeed, travel can mean many things to many

people. Maybe for you, the end goal is seeing that famous landmark or landscape. But as Johan discovered, the rewards of travel go beyond the scenery. The people with whom you share your journey can provide a deeper experience, whether you’re gone for a week or a year.

“What I came to realize,” Johan says, “is that the

places you go are not the most important thing—the places themselves do not make your trip a success. Rather, it is the people you go with and the people you meet. Every little single human interaction, even if it’s just having a 10-minute chat with a guy who sells tomatoes in a market, that’s what makes a trip special, that’s what I remember more than anything. Sometimes on the Peaks of Europe trip it was people that I met randomly for 5 or 10 minutes and had a chat, and sometimes it was friends who joined me for 5 or 10 days, but they all made the journey special. I want to share the travel, I want to share the experience, have a laugh with someone. And that’s probably the most important lesson I’ve learned about both photography and life.”

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BEYOND THE LANDSCAPE: JOHAN LOLOS AND A ONE-WAY TICKET

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“The most emblematic mountain in the Alps, the Matterhorn/Cervino provides a natural border between Switzerland and Italy. An incredible 4,478-meter peak, it’s seen here glowing at sunrise from the Swiss side during my Peaks of Europe trip.”


BEYOND HORIZONS

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1 Men’s Gravity Thermal Jacket

2 Freestyle Commuter Pack

3 Women’s Lotus 1/4 Zip

4 Men’s Avalanche Sweater

5 Women’s Cascade Fleece Hoody

“I had been staring at the mountains the whole day, hoping for the low clouds to lift up. I had very little hope of seeing anything from the summit of the Augstmatthorn, but I decided to go anyway with a couple new friends. Maybe it was going to be a huge failure, maybe not. We left at 3 p.m., hiked for 90 minutes, and arrived at the summit to this scene. It only lasted for about 10 minutes before the heavenly foggy conditions faded away, just like an old dream.” Bernese Oberland Region, Switzerland.

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STEADY TRANSIT

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1 Odyssey Executive Backpack

2 Mistral Rucksack

3 Oasis Backpack

“Most people drive out the North Cascades Highway and go straight to Diablo Lake. But around Baker Lake, in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, there are tons of hidden spots and trails that are easily accessible with little to no people.”

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ULTRA-LIGHT, ULTRA-DRY.

NEUTRINO SHELL NS-1 Waterproof and breathable yet soft to the touch, a media port keeps your mind on the melody while the trail unfolds in front of you.

Black

Navy

Electric Blue

True Red

Bright Red

Chipotle

Blaze Yellow

Treetop Green

Titanium


LET IT RAIN


41 YEARS OF

“Since day one in 1977, Stormtech has been a business built on relationships. It gives me tremendous pride to see the passion for Stormtech continue in the family, and their willingness to work hard and drive the business forward into the next chapter.” – Blake Annable, Owner, President and Founder. Clockwise from left: Annable checking fabric swatches in the 2010s; on location in Iceland, 2014; an early Stormtech 3-in-1 jacket, first developed in 1987; the original company van, which was used for sales trips to sporting goods retailers, circa 1979.


INSPIRATION


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