As the Himalayan season winds down, we’re revisiting a different type of foreign mission we sponsored this past fall where an elite rafting crew from Idaho completed a descent of the Dudi Kosi, the silty river that drains Everest. This is their story.
First Ascent guide and newly announced South Col member Melissa Arnot is famous in climbing circles for the intensity of her training regimen. Read her advice on how to structure your own spring training today on the FA blog.
Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Melissa Arnot talks about her successful third ascent of Mount Everest.
Leif Whittaker with First Ascent guides Seth Waterfall and Dave Hahn on the Summit of Mt. Everest The 2010 Everest climbing season has been a record-setting success for Eddie Bauer. In one 3-day window, three different climbing teams outfitted in Eddie Bauer First Ascent gear reached the Everest summit.
RMI has reported that First Ascent guide Dave Hahn and Leif Whittaker have arrived safely back at Base Camp and reunited with the team. The group is packing up camp and will begin their trek to Lukla shortly.
RMI has just reported that First Ascent guide Seth Waterfall, Michael Brown, Casey Grom and Scott Jones have returned to Base Camp after a night at Camp II. First Ascent guide Dave Hahn and Leif Whittaker spent the night at Camp IV after summiting
By Melissa Arnot Often the hardest part of a climbing expedition is never what you expect it to be. That was certainly true for David and me. After two months of climbing towards the summit of Mount Everest, on May 23, David and I were able to reach the top.