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Community Adventures

Embrace a life of adventure with First Descents.

START OUT LIVING IT

Here at First Descents, our goal is to empower you to live a life of adventure and stoke. We’ve got the tools and tips you need to get outdoors safely and smoothly on your own or with the FD community!

Community Adventures are a simple way to gather your First Descents family and out live it together! These are adventures and experiences planned and facilitated by members of the First Descents community. It could be a day hike or a weekend backpacking trip. Plus, with our adventure planning resources, we help make it easier than ever to plan your adventure!

Want more assistance, or have a few questions about our Community Adventures? Already have an adventure planned and want to open it up to the FD community?

Our adventure specialists are here to help. Email [email protected]

HOW IT WORKS

Community Adventures are all about creating stoke and embracing a lifestyle
of outdoor adventure and connection! You can dream big or start small – it’s up to you!
While you spearhead the planning, we’ll support you to make the process smooth, safe and fun.

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YOU HAVE TWO OPTIONS TO GET STARTED

When you register your adventure, you gain access to resources like training plans, gear discounts, vetted outfitters, lodging info and other exclusive FD deals. 

    1. Join a Community Adventure. Explore the adventures already being planned and facilitated by members of the First Descents community to find one near you on the map below. It could be an afternoon hike or a weekend biking trip!

  1. Create Your Own Adventure. Don’t see a community adventure near you? Plan your own! Our Adventure Specialists will help so the planning process is easy and smooth.

Want more assistance, or have a few questions? Already have an adventure planned and want to open it up to the FD community? 

Contact us today! Email [email protected]

Step 1:

Plan An Adventure!

The very first step is to register your adventure by reaching out to our team. It's that simple.

Let's Do This!

Step 2:

Download the Adventure Checklist

Worried you're forgetting something? Use our adventure checklist and work with our Adventure Specialists to make sure all of your bases are covered.

DOWNLOAD THE CHECKLIST

Step 3:

Invite Your Adventure Buddies!

Once you've registered, invite your FD friends and family to join your adventure, because at First Descents, we know adventures are made better by the people you're with!

GET STARTED

Step 4:

Start Training

Now that you've created a page and invited friends, start your training plan. We've partnered with a TrainingPeaks coach to help make sure you're physically ready to start Out Living It!

Learn more

OUT LIVING IT

Out Living It is a lifestyle. It's about embracing a life full of adventure, community
and connection. Most of all, it's personal: we're all about challenge by choice
and finding the adventure that's right for you.

Featured Adventures

Check out the featured Out Living It Projects below to see how other members of the FD Family are getting outside and adventuring together!

CHALLENGE BY CHOICE

CHALLENGE BY CHOICE

CHALLENGE BY CHOICE
Goal:THRU-HIKE THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

Riding The Divide

Riding The Divide

Riding The Divide
Goal:RIDE 2,731 MILES AND RAISE $200,000

Nimmo's DIY Adventure

Nimmo's DIY Adventure

Nimmo's DIY Adventure
Goal:PLAN MY OWN WEEK-LONG KAYAKING PROGRAM WITH OTHER ALUMNI

#OutLivingIt

First Descents: Making a splash in the outdoor industry & healthcare space since 2001. #outlivingit #FDRx

At FD we know that mindfulness is an integral part of the healing process. Today, and every day, we believe that taking a few minutes to stretch, breathe, and practice gratitude can make a big difference. #OutLivingIt #MindfulMoment

Did you know that June 2019 is our most adventure-filled programs season EVER? First Descents is providing life-changing outdoor adventures to more young adults than ever before! Here’s to a record-breaking month of #OutLivingIt adventures with the FD Tribe!

Today 10 First Descents teams will be Out Living It at Ragnar Trail in Snowmass, Colorado! Support the healing power of adventure by donating to FD’s Ragnarians here: https://support.firstdescents.org/campaign/2019-ragnar-trail-snowmass/c215265

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