For International Women’s Ski Day, we are celebrating all the incredible ladies on our ski team. From Lel Tone who spearheaded the SAFE AS Clinics to promote avalanche safety for women and Lynsey Dyer who produced the pioneering all-women’s ski film Pretty Faces to Lexi du Pont, who laid down some heavy lines in the latest PBP film TWENTY. All the ladies on our ski team are an inspiration to women who ski. In honor of their effort and charge, we are posting du Pont’s full part from the recent Poor Boyz Productions film Twenty, with footage from trips to Japan, the BC interior and Norway. Enjoy.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to catch a gondola with Eddie Bauer skier Drew Tabke? What would you ask him? Would he explain how he picked his lines on the Freeride World Tour? Would he talk about traveling to the Alps and the Andes? What would he say about the Euros? Would he share his favorite stash in Revelstoke? Would it be cool?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to catch a gondola with Eddie Bauer guide Seth Waterfall? What would you ask him? Would he talk about skiing Denali or tell you about his all-time trip to Mount Waddington? Would he explain what it takes to earn a ski guide cert? Would he talk Everest? Would it be cool?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to catch a gondola with Eddie Bauer skier KC Deane? What would you ask him? Would he tell stories about skiing with Seth Morrison in The Skier’s Cup or shooting with Grant Gunderson in Japan? Would he follow you on Instagram? Would he be cool?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to catch a gondola with Lynsey Dyer? What would you ask her? What would you learn about her Pretty Faces movie project? Would you ask her about Alaska? Would you talk inspiration and unicorns? Would she be cool?
With a roster of Eddie Bauer guides, influential fashion bloggers and local VIPs in attendance, Eddie Bauer celebrated the opening of its new flagship San Francisco location last night in the premier shopping district of Union Square. The event was marked by exuberance and excitement for the new store design, which includes a comprehensive presentation of active imagery and a visual history of the brand’s connection to outdoor adventure. This is the second store location for the Seattle brand in the downtown San Francisco area, and will serve as the ultimate resource for outfitting outdoor adventures.
We’re celebrating Five Years of First Ascent by remembering the top 10 (of 53) expeditions we’ve sent our team of guides out on in the past five years. Kyle Miller has a few in his bag that could have easily made our list. The first ever American Alps Traverse, the first split of the Pickett Range Traverse, shredding all the Coast Range volcanoes or any of his trips in British Columbia or New Zealand clearly rate high on the epic scale. But it is his mission to slay the Washington Nines that we rate of his best of all time and one of our top 10 in the history of First Ascent. It was on this trip that Miller, in partnership with photographer Jason Hummel, became the first to shred the highest rideable lines on all ten of Washington State’s 9,000-foot, non-volcanic peaks during this expedition.