Your Online Copy of An American Ascent!
It's been an amazing, thought provoking, wonderful journey. It would never have happened without you.
We are in San Diego today for the world premiere of An American... Read more
An American Ascent
It's been a long road from climbing Denali with the team to editing the film, but we finally got there. Thank you for your patience! We know you've... Read more
Official Film Promo
The last time we sent out an update, we had just returned from Denali and were excited to get started turning the expedition into a film. Well, six... Read more
Sharing The Success!
We have some really great rewards that we would hate to see go unclaimed, so we just reduced the pledge amounts for each of these items and made them available. So, if... Read more
We Made It (Fingers Crossed)!
THANK YOU EVERYONE! We made it to our goal. With your help we're going to make an amazing film to tell the story of this historic event to people all... Read more
A Video Note from Shelton Johnson
Hi, all. 24 hours to go, and we're on pace to get there. Thank you, thank you, from the bottom of our hearts. We have a pretty awesome update for... Read more
How You Can Help in 5 Minutes
With less than 48 hours left, this project is so close to being funded I can taste it. We're *this* close to producing a film that will give kids everywhere... Read more
Ask the Climbers Anything! Join us Now on Reddit.
Starting at 3PM Pacific/6PM Eastern, Stephen DeBerry, Adina Scott, Ryan Mitchell, and Billy Long will be doing an AmA (Ask me Anything) on the social news site Reddit.... Read more
REI will Double your Pledge, and a Reddit AmA Monday
Huge news, everyone. Lots of it, actually. Here goes:
REI, one of the sponsors of the expedition, has stepped up in a huge way to support this film as... Read more
The $40K Mark, and A Note from James Mills
Hi, everyone. $40,000! Wahoo! We're on our way. There's just a little over a week left and a lot of backers to find, but I know they're out there and... Read more
Spreading the Word
Like everyone else, on the day this project launched I shared it to all my social networks: Facebook, Twitter, and even a couple of filmmaking forums. Writing the “perfect post”... Read more
Thanks to the First 185, and Conrad Anker Stops By
First of all, thank you. To our first 185 backers (at the time I'm writing this), thank you for believing in this project. Thank you for your incredible average pledge... Read more