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Over the past 16 years, First Descents has grown from one week-long program to over 40 week-long programs a year and 15 regional adventure communities called FD Tribs. At this point, we are officially all over the country and in everyone’s backyard! So mark your calendars and come on over to our backyard to celebrate the 11th Annual First Descents Ball on April 1st, 2017!
The TransRockies Run, otherwise known as "Summer Camp for Big Kids," is a six-day, 120 mile trail running stage race from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek. With spectacular views of the Colorado Rockies, the TransRockies Run is an adventure of…Learn More
Run the New York City Marathon to support First Descents! Challenge yourself to run 26.2 miles across all 5 boroughs in New York City. This is the perfect opportunity to bring the Out Living It spirit to the Big City.…Learn More
Does running 100 miles with over 14,000ft of elevation gain through the heart of the Rocky Mountains sound like fun to you? If so you might just be crazy...but what better way to put that 'crazy' to good use than…Learn More
This August, a team of committed riders will take on the infamous Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race in Leadville, CO - 104 miles long with over 14,000 feet of elevation gain at altitudes up to 12,600 feet. This will be the 15th year…Learn More