Ed Viesturs joins Sawtooth Mountain guide Erik Leidecker for a climb of 12,662-foot Borah Peak in Idaho’s Lost River Range, including the infamous 3rd class scramble on Chickenout Ridge.
The First Ascent alpine team traveled to Antarctica in 2011 to repeat the historic Eddie Bauer-outfitted first ascent of Mt. Vinson.
Every major outdoor brand sponsors a roster of pro athletes, but First Ascent took a different approach when we returned to building technical outerwear. Rather than ship existing product for validating feedback, our guide built process integrated mountain professionals into every stage of the product design cycle. The crux of what makes their intense input […]
America’s premier high-altitude mountaineer, Ed Viesturs, sits down at Camp Muir to provide his perspective on five years of First Ascent.
A five-year on look back at Eddie Bauer’s 2009 Everest expedition that returned the brand to the roof of the world.
In his latest book, The Mountain: My Time on Everest, best-selling author and Ed Viesturs tells the stories of his trips to the Big One.
Eddie Bauer guide Ed Viesturs breaks down his technical layering system for our New School of Layering education campaign.