Eddie Bauer and First Ascent partner with the following companies and organizations because they share our spirit of adventure and love of the outdoors.
The hub of physical, cultural and nature-based adventure travel, this Web-based resource provides easy, reliable access to invaluable information for travelers. Adventure.Travel, made possible by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, is your guide to finding high-quality, trusted tour operators from around the globe, plus news from the field and compelling content on a host of topics, including the where, when and how to's of adventure travel, from trekking to bicycling to voluntourism worldwide.
In 1931 Airstream began with a dream to create lightweight travel trailers that slipped cleanly though the wind. And with it was born another dream, one of new freedoms, new places, new experiences, and new friendships. With its timeless exterior design and its modern interior luxury, Airstream has inspired thousands upon thousands of adventures worldwide.
“The mission of the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum is to inspire in our visitors a greater appreciation for the mountains and for mountaineering, in all of its facets...to help in the cause to preserve the mountains and the history of mountaineering; to educate our visitors and...enhance their enjoyment and safety in the mountains.” It's located in Golden, Colorado.
Eddie Bauer is the official sponsor of Blue Legacy's Expedition Blue Planet 2010, a 14,500-mile journey across North America to investigate global water issues “in the backyard” of one of the world's leading economies. Blue Legacy is an initiative started in 2008 by Alexandra Cousteau to engage individuals around the world through telling the story of our water planet.
The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore. Since its inception in 1904, the Club has served as a meeting point and unifying force for explorers and scientists worldwide. Eddie Bauer is the Official Outfitter of the Explorers Club.
With each purchase, Eddie Bauer encourages customers to donate $1 to plant a tree through Global ReLeaf - American Forests' education and action program that helps individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations improve the local and global environment by planting and caring for trees. By the end of 2010, American Forests will have planted over 30 million trees in more than 600 projects across the United States and internationally and aims to plant 100 million trees by 2020.
Leave No Trace is a national and international program to help outdoor enthusiasts reduce their impacts when recreating outdoors. The program strives to educate all those who enjoy the outdoors about the nature of their recreational impacts as well as techniques to prevent and minimize such impacts. It is an educational and ethical program, not a set of rules and regulations.
America's leading independent documentary film festival. Its mission: “Mountainfilm is dedicated to educating and inspiring audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving and conversations worth sustaining.” The festival includes a full-day symposium on a pressing contemporary issue such as water (2008), food (2009) and species extinction (2010).
The largest mountain-guide service in the U.S. "Safety is our number one priority. RMI guides draw from their wealth of mountain knowledge, experience and training to make sound decisions that improve your chance of reaching the summit while maintaining the necessary margin of safety." Co-owner Peter Whittaker heads up the guide team that built the Eddie Bauer First Ascent mountaineering gear.
Based in Haines, AK, SEABA offers full-service heli- and snowcat skiing in the Chilkat and Fairweather Mountain ranges. First Ascent is the official outfitter of the SEABA guide team. Their 15 years of ski guiding and snow science experienceand craving for high-altitude adventureare perfectly aligned with the spirit and design principles that go into creating our First Ascent ski gear.
Located in Steamboat Springs, COaka Ski Town, U.S.A.® Steamboat is one of the world's preeminent ski resorts. Steamboat is renowned for its Champagne Powder® snow, western heritage and Olympic tradition. Eddie Bauer is the official outfitter of the Steamboat Ski Patrol and ski school instructors.
Site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is one of the largest and most diverse mountain resorts in North America, renowned for world-class skiing, riding and incomparable outdoor recreational amenities. From mountaintop ice skating and relaxing by fire pits in winter, to spectacular hiking and music festivals in summer, there is no place like Squaw Valley.
The nation's largest celebration of mountain sports, lifestyle and music. Each year, top athletes from around the world converge on Vail's mountains and rivers to compete in events such as kayaking, climbing, bouldering and fly fishing. Attendees enjoy films, interactive expos, concerts, shopping and more.
An expansion of the country???s premier celebration of adventure sport, music and lifestyle, the Winter Teva Mountain Games pits professional against amateur athletes in seven disciplines from ski mountaineering and snowshoe racing to big air. The three-day outdoor celebration in Vail is marked with free concerts, artistic events and open-air parties. Eddie Bauer is the presenting sponsor of the Winter Teva Mountain Games.
Since 1981, the nonprofit VVF has provided leadership in athletic, cultural, educational and community-based endeavors that sustain and enhance the quality of life in the Vail Valley.
Sales and rentals of high-quality mountaineering gear. “Having Mount Rainier in our backyard gives us countless opportunities to wear and test the gear we sell on a daily basis. Our staff has spent many nights on the mountain and would love the opportunity to share our experiences with those who are looking to climb Mount Rainier or other mountains around the world.”