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Hahn Kicks Off Summer Guiding Season in Northwest
Posted on June 29, 2009

Flight 97 L, SEA-ANC June 25, 2009 30,000-plus feet By Dave Hahn I last wrote about hanging at home in the Land of Enchantment, which seems long ago and far away already.


Chad Peele’s Ice Climbing 101
Posted on June 26, 2009

Written by T-Dawg on June 10, 2009 Awesome video and photos, Chad! How long have you been ice climbing? Also, how much training does a beginner have to do to qualify to do ice fall climbing heights that you and Althea were attempting?


First Ascent Pro Deal Program
Posted on June 26, 2009

February 2, 2015 Update: Our Pro Deal program has been updated. Please see new outlines for the program here: Thanks.


First Ascent Now Available in Five Select Stores
Posted on June 25, 2009

Come in-store and check out the gear that Ed, Peter, Dave, and the rest of the First Ascent team wore on Everest this spring.


Outside Magazine’s Gear Girl Recommends First Ascent BC-100 Jacket
Posted on June 22, 2009

Don’t leave home without it. Outside Magazine’s Gear Girl, Stephanie Pearson, recommends the superflyweight BC-100 for your next outdoor adventure…Read More [nggallery id=24]


First Ascent Sponsors Mountainfilm Festival
Posted on June 17, 2009

It isn’t Cannes. Or Sundance. But for filmgoers who prefer high mountains to high glamour, and who value authentic alpine air more than acquired artistic airs, the Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride, CO is more than worth the effort. Launched in 1979 to celebrate climbing, mountaineering and environmental activism

Dave Hahn – Back to “Normal” Life
Posted on June 15, 2009

June 15, 2009 Arroyo Seco, New Mexico…… 7,500 ft. By Dave Hahn On the way home from Everest, I agreed to write about “reentry into normal life” before I remembered that the life I was returning to isn’t especially “normal.”