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First Ascent Scores High Marks in Backpacker’s Apparel Guide
Posted on August 26, 2009

First Ascent is a favorite of Backpacker magazine field testers, the BC-100 and Downlight Sweater received rave reviews in the September apparel guide. Testers wore the BC-100 on a 250-mile hike in Maryland, spending 18 days on the trail with rain or sleet on most days.

Seth Waterfall Answers Reader Question
Posted on August 24, 2009

Written by T-Dawg on August 19, 2009 Hi Seth! What type of exercise plan do you recommend for the six-hour training day? I know a lot of cardio is recommended, so would it be good to do some cross training or just go on a extended hike?

Mountain Summit in Aspen Aug. 27-30
Posted on August 21, 2009

Join renowned mountaineers Ed Viesturs & Jim Whittaker in Aspen, Colorado for intimate conversation about mountaineering the world’s peaks. For more information, visit Sponsored by First Ascent.

Improve Your Shot at the Top with Tips from a First Ascent Guide
Posted on August 19, 2009

Climbing season is at its peak in the Pacific Northwest. First Ascent Guide Seth Waterfall shares his tips on how to boost your chances to tag the top.