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Erik Leidecker preps the Williams Peak Yurt for Sawtooth Powder Season
Posted on December 28, 2012

The Sawtooth Mountains are a range of jagged remoteness with that become a starting point for backcountry skiers when the snows of winter arrive. Eddie Bauer First Ascent Guide Erik Leidecker tells us what it takes to set up his ski touring yurt that sits in the middle of some of the best wilderness ski terrain in the lower 48.

Reggie Crist Provides a Window on his Migration to Portillo
Posted on December 27, 2012

Since he first trained with the US Ski Team, Reggie Crist has followed the annual migration pattern for the counter-cyclical winters in Argentina and Chile. The Eddie Bauer First Ascent provides a window on his latest trip to Portillo.

Peter Whittaker Retraces the Ups and Downs of Mountain Guiding
Posted on December 26, 2012

it was no surprise that the Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Peter Whittaker tracked upward toward 238 summits of Washington’s tallest, most glaciated peak. But the uphill was only part of the allure.

Caroline George Ticks the Six Classic North Faces of the Alps
Posted on December 21, 2012

When Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Caroline George completed her mission to climb the six classic north faces of the Alps this past summer, with a 40-hour, door-to-door roundtrip to tick off the Cima Grande di Lavaredo, we were impressed again with her charge and her drive.