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Save the date for the 2018 First Descents Ball

2018 FD Ball

Tickets are on sale now for the First Descents Ball!   The 12th Annual First Descents Ball will honor those who believe in the healing power of adventure and desire to help First Descents blaze new trails in the years ahead. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of First Descents and our vision to be the world leader in adventure-based…

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A Nation-wide day of climbing, community, and charity.

Climbathon 2018

Join First Descents Local Adventure Communities for a nation-wide day of climbing, community, and charity.  Your $30 donation will include all-day entry and equipment rentals at a locally partnering climbing gym.  Individuals who meet their $250 fundraising goal will sponsor one full day of adventure programming for a First Descents participant.  Join us! Who can participate?  Anyone!  First Descents alumni, friends, family members,…

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Join the Ragnar teams and run for young adults impacted by cancer!

Ragnar Trail Relay

Join First Descents on June 8-9 for Ragnar Trail Relay in Snowmass, Colorado. First Descents is thrilled to be the charity partner of Ragnar Trail Snowmass for the third year in a row. 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…

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Events

MinneBall 2018
Mar 10, 2018 Minneapolis, MN

The MinneBall is an alumni-run Out Living It fundraising gala benefiting First Descents.  Join the Minneapolis Local Adventure Community at Inbound Brew Co. for some jammin' live music, tasty eats from The Outlaw Grill Food Truck, and everyone's favorite emcee,…

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2018 12th Annual First Descents Ball
Mar 24, 2018 Avon, CO

Tickets are on sale now for the First Descents Ball!   The 12th Annual First Descents Ball will honor those who believe in the healing power of adventure and desire to help First Descents blaze new trails in the years ahead.…

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High West Oyster Fest
Apr 4, 2018 Denver, CO

Join Jax Fish House for High West Oyster Fest, the 18th annual Oyster Eating Competition and the 6th Annual Oyster Shucking Competition for charity!  This beloved event is the perfect Spring kick-off for friends and families to come together in…

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Ragnar Trail Relay Snowmass
Jun 8, 2018 Snowmass, Colorado

Join First Descents on June 8-9 for Ragnar Trail Relay in Snowmass, Colorado. First Descents is thrilled to be the charity partner of Ragnar Trail Snowmass for the third year in a row. What is Ragnar?  Teams of 8 individuals…

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Climbathon 2018
Jul 14, 2018 Nationwide, USA

Join First Descents Local Adventure Communities for a nation-wide day of climbing, community, and charity.  Your $30 donation will include all-day entry and equipment rentals at a locally partnering climbing gym.  Individuals who meet their $250 fundraising goal will sponsor one full day…

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Leadville 100 MTB
Aug 11, 2018 Leadville, Colorado

This August, a team of committed riders take on the epic Leadville Trail 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. In 2015, Team First Descents Leadville hit an…

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Leadville Trail 100 Run
Aug 18, 2018 Leadville, CO

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…

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Man of the Cliff 2018
Oct 13, 2018 Avon, CO

Man of the Cliff is a two-day community festival centered around rugged Lumberjack-style games and a benefit concert.  All funds raised support First Descents and their local adventure programs for young adults impacted by cancer.  Man of the Cliff welcomes…

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2018 First Descents 80s Ski Party
Oct 26, 2018 Denver, CO

The First Descents 80s Ski Party is the gnarliest party in the Front Range. On October 26th, 2018, First Descents and all of our most radical supporters will relive the glorious decade of neon onesies and happenin' hair-do's, all in…

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2018 NYC Marathon
Nov 4, 2018 New York City, NY

Run the NYC 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.  In addition…

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