Find out more about all of our program levels, program staff, eligibility, medical questions, and most importantly, how to APPLY!

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The First Descents family runs deep and wide. If you’re interested in getting involved, there are lots of options. Donate. Host a party. Partner with us. Volunteer–whatever suits you. (Although we rarely wear suits, unless they are wetsuits).

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Run, Bike, Swim, Rollerblade, Grow a Mustache, Do Something Awesome as a part of this innovative fundraising platform to help young adults fighting cancer attend our programs.

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MISSION

First Descents offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same. + MORE

PROMO

How Are You Out Living It?

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OUR PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

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OVERVIEW

FD1

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THE ORIGINAL

FD2

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A BIT SAUCIER

FDX

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NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART

FDI

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IT'S THE FREAKIN' WEEKEND

FDROCK

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HIGH FIVES AND CANCER SUCK ALONE

FD40+

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40 IS THE NEW 18-39

FDTRIBS

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RHYMES WITH CRIBS 'CAUSE IT'S NEAR YOURS