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Caroline George Climbs La Guerre Sainte at Wadi Rum, Jordan
Posted on February 22, 2011

By Caroline George; photos by Jim Surette/GraniteFilms.com La Guerre Sainte (“The Holy War”) is much to Jordan what Lord of the Thai’s is to Thailand.

Caroline George Reconnects to Her Roots in Jordan
Posted on February 22, 2011

By Caroline George; photos by Jim Surette/GraniteFilms.com When I was 11, I traveled to Jordan with my parents, who were climbers.

Caroline George Tries Deep Water Soloing, Climbs Lord of the Thai’s
Posted on February 21, 2011

By Caroline George; photos by Jim Surette/GraniteFilms.com. I had only ever experienced Deep Water Soloing through the climbing movies I watched (King Lines being my favorite). Thing is, I don’t like to fall

Reggie Crist Salutes President’s Day Skiing at Sun Valley, ID
Posted on February 21, 2011

Seeing as skiing Mt. Rushmore isn’t possible, First Ascent ski guide Reggie Crist has honored President’s Day in the next best way: Shredding some fresh powder with his dad, Roger, in Sun Valley, ID.

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Melissa Arnot Talks Self-Coaching at El Potrero Chico, Mexico
Posted on February 21, 2011

Melissa Arnot and Dave Morton departed the US for a two-week trip to the famous climbing area El Potrero Chico, Mexico, with the goal of climbing single and multi-pitch rock climbs to prepare for their upcoming climb of Makalu—the world’s fifth-highest mountain, just 14 miles away from Everest.

Melissa Arnot and Dave Morton Begin Training at El Potrero Chico, Mexico
Posted on February 19, 2011

On Feb. 15, Melissa Arnot and Dave Morton departed the U.S. for a two-week trip to the famous climbing area El Potrero Chico, Mexico, with the goal of climbing single and multi-pitch rock climbs to prepare for their upcoming climb of Makalu—the world’s fifth-highest mountain

First Ascent Kayakers Head to Brazil to Shoot Kayaking TV Series
Posted on February 18, 2011

By Chris Korbulic In 2010, Ben Stookesberry, Brazilian Pedro Oliva, and I faced some of the most difficult whitewater in central Brazil. Thanks to Pedro’s desire to be the face of kayaking in Brazil, images from the trip were produced into a television series for a Brazilian network.