Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Melissa Arnot draws on the knowledge she has gained on the world’s tallest peaks to guide 26 people—including Justin Chatwin, Beau Garrett, Mark Foster, Chase Jarvis and Kenna— on a journey up Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa for the Summit on the Summit.
After 20 seasons climbing in the Everest region, David Morton and his wife Kristine pack the favorite toys, brave toddler jet lag in Kathmandu, and introduce their son to both the grandeur of the Himalaya and Morton’s mountain friends.
Guide David Morton explains the series of events that led to calling off the climb of Carstensz Pyramid…for now.
In Part Two of his story, Guide David Morton describes the bitter setbacks and cheering encouragements of climbing Indonesia’s 16,000-plus-foot peak with the Heroes Project.
FA Guide David Morton delivers part one of his report climbing Indonesia’s 16,024-foot peak with the Heroes Project and veteran Noah Galloway.
First Ascent team member, guide and photographer David Morton has topped Everest six times and successfully guided clients up all seven of the Seven Summits—in addition to many other points around the world, such as Mount Rainier in Washington state.
This past spring, First Ascent guides David Morton and Melissa Arnot attempted to climb Makalu, the fifth-tallest peak in the world. David produced this short film documenting their expedition.