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Kyle Miller Films in Bolivia with Sweetgrass Productions for 2011 Film
Posted on June 20, 2011

First Ascent snowboarder Kyle Miller goes to Bolivia to film for the upcoming Sweetgrass Productions film “Solitare.”

Of Ice and Men: Be First Recipients Make Progress on Ellesmere Island
Posted on June 19, 2011

Be First recipients Erik Boomer, a 26-year-old photographer, and Jon Turk, a 65-year-old writer, are attempting to become the first to circumnavigate Canada’s Ellesmere Island, a 1,485-mile expedition by kayak. 

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Cascade Challenge Team Checks Mt. Baker Off the List
Posted on June 18, 2011

Be First recipients Greg Stafford, Will Fain, Cole Iverson and Rex Shepard — the Cascade Challenge Team — are attempting a 1,000-mile multi-sport expedition to bike, hike, climb and ski over 14 mountains in the Cascades.

Be Firsters Report Progress From Eureka Weather Station on Ellesmere Island
Posted on June 17, 2011

Be First recipients Erik Boomer, a 26-year-old photographer, and Jon Turk, a 65-year-old writer, are attempting to become the first to circumnavigate Canada’s Ellesmere Island, a 1,485-mile expedition by kayak. 

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Darin McQuoid Gets First-Hand Look at Tsunami Destruction on Japan Kayak Expedition
Posted on June 14, 2011

Story and photos by Darin McQuoid Things were lining up perfectly for 16 days kayaking with friends in a well-developed country that hides a surprising amount of un-run rivers. With the world’s third largest economy and stable political conditions, what can go wrong?

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Caroline George Climbs at Presles in France
Posted on June 13, 2011

By Caroline George Nestled in the heart of France is the great Vercors range, a beautiful, red and grey limestone, high plateau whose smooth rhythm is interspersed with steep to overhanging cliffs

Zach Crist and Team Explore Preservation Issues on the Boulder-White Cloud ‘Wilderness’ Traverse
Posted on June 10, 2011

First Ascent ski guides Zach Crist, Erik Leidecker and Kent McBride went deep into the Boulder-White Clouds of Idaho.