MSR’s ambassadors have helped define modern day adventure and exploration. These pioneering athletes operate amid some of the planet’s harshest terrain and conditions. Because of this, they are the ultimate critics of gear performance and reliability. MSR works with these elite athletes to ensure we engineer high-quality equipment that they—and you—can trust.
Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
Polar explorer, expedition guide and dog musher Eric Larsen is a frontiersman of both the arctic and Antarctic. He has completed more polar expeditions than any other American in history.
Hometown: Moab, Utah
Rock climber, BASE jumper and wingsuit pilot, Steph Davis is considered a climbing visionary whose first ascents can be traced from difficult rock routes to high-altitude climbs around the globe.
Hometown: Cottonwood Heights, Utah
Pioneering climber and soloist Mike Libecki has made it his life’s work to explore the rock walls and giant towers of the world’s most remote and exotic places.
Hometown: Telluride, Colorado
Ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson has combined her passion for exploration with a love of the big mountains, claiming first descents from Mongolia to India, Russia, and Greenland.
Hometown: Truckee, California
Big-mountain legend Jeremy Jones has become the face of backcountry snowboarding and exploration, inspiring a generation of freeriders to adventurer deeper, farther and higher.
Hometown: Njabini, Kenya
A mountaineer and social entrepreneur, Mike Chambers has traveled the globe to pursue high-altitude expeditions and to help build high-quality education systems for children in rural communities.
Hometown: Grenoble, France
Nina Caprez is one of the world’s best rock climbers. She holds first female ascents of numerous routes and excels in every discipline of the sport.
Hometown: Uri, Central Switzerland
Alpinist, ice climber and free soloist Dani Arnold has claimed speed records on some of the world’s most formidable peaks, and his pace doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon.