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Outside Shows First Ascent Some Major Love
Posted on March 31, 2010

Outside online recently featured First Ascent in two great gear reviews.

First Bluebird Day in Haines
Posted on March 31, 2010

By Reggie Crist Following eight days and more than 10 feet of new snow, the skies finally parted for our first “bluebird” day in Haines. The early morning pink light instantly generates enough ambient heat to evaporate the remaining layer of low-lying clouds.

Sacrificing the Big Mountains for Something Even Bigger
Posted on March 30, 2010

By Zach Crist Although we’ve had a few great days of skiing in the last week, we haven’t had much in the way of sunshine to document the magic of Haines the way it deserves.

Eddie Bauer CEO Logs Turns with Crists in Alaska
Posted on March 29, 2010

Last week Neil Fiske, Eddie Bauer CEO, flew up to Alaska to check in with First Ascent ski guides Reggie and Zach Crist, hard at work finalizing the new FA ski gear.

First Ascent and SEABA Put Guide Built Philosophy to the Test
Posted on March 26, 2010

The Crist brothers are in Haines, Alaska, in pursuit of big mountain skiing, and to welcome Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures, or SEABA, to the First Ascent family.

The Expedition of a Lifetime: We Have a Winner
Posted on March 23, 2010

Outside readers entered the Expedition of a Lifetime contest to win a five-day climbing expedition of Mt. Rainier with legendary guides Ed Viesturs and Peter Whittaker, plus First Ascent gear.

Parting Clouds in Haines, AK, Reveal What’s Ahead for First Ascent Ski Crew
Posted on March 22, 2010

By Zach Crist No ski season would be complete for First Ascent guides and brothers Reggie and Zach Crist without a trip up north to Alaska.