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Create Your Own Adventure

Plan and execute your next adventure with tips, tools, connections and discounts from First Descents!

How it Works

The Out Living it Project (OLIP) is all about creating stoke and embracing a lifestyle of outdoor adventure and connection! When you register your OLIP, you gain access to resources like training plans, gear discounts, vetted outfitters, lodging info and other exclusive FD deals. So, register today to take out living it into your own hands.

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.


You Have Two Options to Get Started

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. It could be a day hike or a weekend backpacking trip, but all you have to do is register to join the fun!

2. 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? Our adventure specialists are here for you. Contact us today!

Already have an adventure planned and want to open it up to the FD community? Email [email protected]org


Send It Safely!

Planning an adventure during a pandemic can be difficult. Whether you’re organizing a local outing with a couple of friends, or scheming up a bigger trip when this storm has passed, check out the resources from our friends at Recreate Responsibly and ATTA to make sure you’re following safe and responsible best practices when you head out on your Out Living It adventure.

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Flip through the steps below to learn how you can turn your adventure ideas into reality by joining the Out Living It Project!

Step 1:

Register Your Adventure

The very first step is to register on our OLIP platform. From there, we'll send you emails to guide you through the planning process! It's that simple.

Register Your Adventure

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.



Invite Your Adventure Buddies!

Once you've registered, share your adventure page to invite friends to join your Out Living It Project team!



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!



Have Fun Out There!

Enjoy your adventure, take photos, tag First Descents, and share your story with us by tagging #OutLivingIt !



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.

Adventure Ideas

Need some inspiration? We’ve got your back. Our Adventure Specialists pulled together a few epic ideas to get the wheels turning as you plan your next outing. From single days to week-longs, there’s no shortage of opportunities to start out living it!

Check out the sample adventures below, then register to get access to our full selection of pre-packaged trips, outfitter connections, lodging recommendations and more…

Kayak in Hood River, Oregon

Kayak in Hood River, Oregon

Kayak in Hood River, Oregon
Goal:Learn to roll in Hood River!

Adirondack Fall Colors Adventure

Adirondack Fall Colors Adventure

Adirondack Fall Colors Adventure
Goal:Rock climb in New England foliage!

Mountain Bike in Moab, Utah

Mountain Bike in Moab, Utah

Mountain Bike in Moab, Utah
Goal:MTB through epic desert landscapes!


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:


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