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The Dave Hahn Dispatches from Denali
Posted on July 26, 2012

We don’t hear from Dave Hahn often. But in this dispatch the hardest working man in the guiding business checks in on the return from his 29th trip to Denali.

Heroes Project Final Inspiration from Kilimanjaro
Posted on July 26, 2012

Double-amputee and injured war vet Mark Zambon climbed his way to the top of Africa’s highest peak with character, fortitude and the assistance of the Heroes Project. This is the final report on the Operation Kilimanjaro climb.

Darin McQuoid Gets the Shot and 80 Feet of Air on the McKenzie River
Posted on July 20, 2012

For most of us, hucking an 80-foot waterfall isn’t even on the life list. But for First Ascent kayaker Darin McQuoid, launching into the fray is just another day in the boat and on the job.

The Arctic Rowboat Completes Epic 3,600-mile Journey to the Boat Launch
Posted on July 17, 2012

Today, the Be First-supported Arctic Row expedition launches their effort to row 1,300 miles from Inuvik, Canada to Provideniya, Russia. This is the behind-the-scenes story of the epic shuttle to the boat launch.

Arctic Row Prepares to Launch Crossing via New Northwest Passage
Posted on July 13, 2012

Launching this Sunday from Inuvik, Canada , the Arctic Row Expedition plans to spend a non-supported month at sea in a specially designed rowboat, making progress one stroke at a time through 1,300 miles of the new Northwest Passage. Yes, you read that correctly.

Caroline George Finds Summer Ice in Chamonix
Posted on July 9, 2012

First Ascent guide and new mom Caroline George took a little time away for herself to go find some summer ice in Chamonix with the ladies from Chicks with Picks.