In celebration of our 20th anniversary, please consider a $20 donation to support First Descents and extend the healing power of adventure to young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions.
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 raising money in support of adventures for young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions!
First Descents has fielded 12 straight Leadville 100 MTB teams and this is our 2nd year adding a Leadville 100 Run team to the mix! Last year our 13 runners raised over $48,000 in support of FD! To learn more about joining Team FD please email [email protected]
Click HERE to support our Leadville 100 Trail Run team!
Save the date for the 13th Annual First Descents Ball. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of First Descents and honor those who have experienced BIG adventure and BIG transformation to help us make a BIG impact and become…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 13th year First Descents…Learn More
Join First Descents on June 7-8 for Ragnar Trail Relay in Snowmass, Colorado! What is Ragnar? Teams of 8 individuals will get Out Living it on three separate mountain trails, or "loops" that start and finish at Ragnar Village. Over…Learn More
TransRockies Run is a trail running stage race also known as “Summer Camp for Big Kids”! A six-day stage race traversing the continental divide between Buena Vista and Beaver Creek, the route covers 120 miles through the spectacular Colorado Rockies…Learn More