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First Descents has been named a beneficiary of Tap Cancer Out – a nonprofit that raises funds and awareness for cancer fighting organizations on behalf of the Jiu-Jitsu aka “grappling” community. Outdoor athletes like surfers and climbers have been cross-training in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for decades and we’re stoked to see this sport mobilize and support those coping with cancer!
Join the fight by participating, spectating to one of their events in your local community. Check out their nationwide tournaments HERE and spread the word!
The Out Living It Festival is First Descents’ very own multi-day, multi-sport mountain festival designed to celebrate the healing power of adventure and community! After a global pandemic and two Festival postponements, we're excited to finally celebrate over two decades…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
Join First Descents next June 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 a…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