Shop Eddie Bauer: Men Women Kids Outerwear Gear Sale
Be First Recipients Attempt First Kiteboard Trip Across the Bering Strait – Part 2
Posted on August 27, 2010

Be First recipients Troy Henkels and Geza Scholtz set out to kiteboard from the United States to Russia over the Bering Strait, widely considered one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world.

Be First Recipients Attempt First Kiteboard Trip Across the Bering Strait – Part 1
Posted on August 27, 2010

Be First recipients Troy Henkels and Geza Scholtz set out to kiteboard from the United States to Russia over the Bering Strait, widely considered one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world.

First Ascent Guide Caroline George and Her Mother Climb Cosmiques Ridge
Posted on August 26, 2010

Caroline’s mother, Martine, is a pioneering female mountaineer and the first female to summit some of the world’s most difficult mountains. In this story, Caroline shares her experience climbing Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, France, with her mother and reflects on the tradition of mountaineering in her family.

Tagged:

Caroline George Guides Summit at La Meije in the French Alps
Posted on August 24, 2010

By Caroline George La Meije is nestled at the end of a very deep and narrow valley as you drive up the Col du Lautaret pass from Grenoble in France. The citizens of the nearby ski mecca, La Grave, named the peak “La Meije,”—“noon” in local slang

Tagged:

Erik Leidecker Completes Mountain Guide ‘Rite of Passage’ at Chamonix, France
Posted on August 19, 2010

By Erik Leidecker, First Ascent Ski Guide When my two clients and I arrived at the Cabane d’Orny, a mountain refuge on the Swiss side of the Mont Blanc massif, the hut keeper, Patricia, welcomed us with open arms.

First Ascent Kayakers Attempt Three River Descents in Four Days Near Yosemite
Posted on August 16, 2010

First Ascent kayakers Chris Korbulic and Ben Stookesberry set out to kayak down three rivers in the High Sierra wilderness—just outside Yosemite National Park—in four days. By Chris Korbulic Just before sunrise, it was a picture-perfect summer morning.

First Ascent Guide Melissa Arnot Leads All-Women Team to Summit of Mt. Rainier
Posted on August 13, 2010

Last month, First Ascent Eddie Bauer associates Kristen Elliott and Doreen Jarman and friend Harmony Weihs had the opportunity to climb Mt. Rainier with First Ascent mountain guide Melissa Arnot. Below is Melissa’s account of the journey the all-women team made to reach the summit.