A recap of Chris Korbulic and Ben Stookesberry’s run of the Impossible Gorge on the Marble Fork of the Kaweah deep in Sequoia National Park.
Chris Korbulic recently returned from the heart of Africa while filming for the next season of Kaiak with First Ascent athlete Ben Stookesberry. This is his gallery of his most powerful images from the expedition.
First Ascent’s Everest summit on May 19 made headlines across the United States. Check out the scoop.
Everest Dispatch #90 May 30, 2009 Kathmandu By Dave Hahn What a difference a day or two can make. The First Ascent team walked out of Namche and down through the farms and fields of Phak Ding the other morning.
Everest Dispatch #89 May 27, 2009 Namche, Nepal By Dave Hahn The cyclone pushed us out of Everest Basecamp. Early yesterday morning, it tried to crush us in our tents. Heavy, wet snow was falling at the rate of perhaps three inches per hour.
Everest Dispatch #87 May 24, 2009 Everest Basecamp ’09 Pre-Monsoon Climbing Season There are two distinct sounds that jar me away from the day-to-day life at Basecamp and instantly remind me of the sobering landscape in which we are living.
Everest Dispatch #86 May 24, 2009 Basecamp By Dave Hahn I was perplexed this morning at ABC. Shouldn’t a night’s sleep have healed all wounds and refreshed me enough to seize one more Everest day?