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Catch up on the latest First Ascent news, product reviews and event info.

Your top winter jackets - unpacked!

  • 19 April 2018
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  • First Ascent
Selecting a top winter jacket best suited to your lifestyle is one of the most important decisions you will have to make this winter. We unpack our top winter jacket categories to ...

The Low Down on Transit Down

  • 05 April 2018
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  • First Ascent
Down is natures lightest and best insulator, and the foundation to our new Transit Down Jacket range. We take a look at how we ethically source our down and the meaning behind fill...

How to care for your sleeping bag

  • 19 September 2017
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  • First Ascent
At First Ascent we pride ourselves on producing products that are long-lasting and of excellent quality.   If cared for properly, your First Ascent sleeping bag can last a life tim...

How to choose a sleeping bag

  • 30 June 2017
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  • First Ascent
Sleeping bags are a vital component in any outdoor enthusiast’s kit list. It doesn’t matter if you are camping, hiking or summiting a mountain, a correctly specified sleeping bag c...

First Ascent partners with Dryland

  • 30 June 2017
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  • First Ascent
First Ascent is excited to announce that we have committed to a partnership with Dryland Event Management, the company that organises many of South Africa’s most prestigious mounta...

Dawid Mocke’s Antarctic Adventure

  • 01 March 2017
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  • First Ascent
I love maps. I can spend hours just staring at a map, like a cow stares at a gate, just looking at it. To me, a map on a wall is a “map-g-net”; I’m just drawn to it. I look at a...
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