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Peele and George Blown Away by Climb Exposure and Difficulty
Posted on February 18, 2010

By Caroline George We arrive in Rjukan in the late afternoon. Seth Hobby—our rigger / American expat to Norway / guide—shows us a few of the area’s great classics. The air is cold and dry in this little enclosed valley that doesn’t see the sun from the end of October through April

9000 Meter Challenge on Track with Aconcagua Summit
Posted on February 15, 2010

Jantoon Reigersman recently set out on a journey “from the bottom of the ocean to the top of the world.” It began with a 152-meter dive off the coast of Egypt and will culminate with the summit of Mt. Everest this May. His challenge is to make the world’s first 9000-meter ascent.

Scandinavian Ice Lures First Ascent Guides Peele and George to Norway
Posted on February 15, 2010

First Ascent guides Chad Peele and Caroline George, along with fellow ice climbers Adam George, Seth Hobby and photographer Celin Serbo, have traveled to Norway to explore the vast expanses of Scandinavian ice and attempt a series of first ascents.

MTV Documentary March 14, SOTS: Kilimanjaro Climb for Clean Water
Posted on February 12, 2010

Mark your calendars! The Summit on the Summit MTV documentary airs Sunday, March 14, at 9 p.m. EST.

Get into the Olympic Spirit with Eddie Bauer Daily Giveaways
Posted on February 12, 2010

Eddie Bauer is celebrating the 2010 Winter Olympics by giving out loads of freebies!

First Ascent Ski Guides Join K2 shoot at Monarch
Posted on February 11, 2010

First Ascent ski guides, Reggie and Zach Crist, design and test gear from head to foot working with both Eddie Bauer and Northwest ski company K2. This past week, they spent a few days skiing powder in Monarch, Colorado to capture photography in support of the 2011 K2 ski line.

Team Eddie Bauer Competes in Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race
Posted on February 10, 2010

As you know, we here at First Ascent believe in supporting the drive to be first. That’s why we’ve decided to support one of the world’s toughest adventure races by sponsoring Team Eddie Bauer, one of 15 teams competing in the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race.