Lynsey Dyer provides an audio recap of her Powder Highway trip to Kicking Horse, BC with Stellar Media for National Geographic.
First Ascent guides David Morton and Melissa Arnot acclimatize on Makalu at 20,750 feet, but altitude isn’t the only concern. Heavy winds and snow make their climb even more difficult.
Michael Ferrara attempts to be the first to ski across Alaska—from Valdez to Prudhoe Bay—in order to raise awareness for civilian PTSD, which Michael has suffered from as the result of a 30-year career in search & rescue and other first responder services. Michael will be making this 800-mile journey with his dog, Lhotse.
By Darin McQuoid Who would have thought, two first descents in one week and both in the mecca of kayaking, California. It’s normal for our schedules to be dictated by weather in this wonderful sport.
These photos of Jake Olson were taken at a “top secret” location on Mt. Rainier by photographer Clint Webster on Jan. 11, 2011.
Expedition kayaker Ben Stookesberry reflects on five years of First Ascent and an impressive global streak of first descents.
Reggie Crist and Chris Coulter’s dramatic 2011 first descent of Bell Ringer highlights an epic spring season for the FA team in Haines, Alaska.