Tuesday, April 29, 2008

April and May Climbing Events

--April 29 -- Bellingham -- The climbing and skiing film Higher Ground will be shown at Western Washington University tonight at 7:30 in Comm room 125. There is a $2 admission charge. To see the preview, click here.
--April 30 -- Seattle -- Participants of the popular climbing forum cascadeclimbers.com are planning a picnic for climbers at Woodland Park. For more information, click here.
--April 30 -- Seattle -- Author Jennifer Worick reads from her book, Backcountry Betty: Roughing it in Style at REI. For more information, click here.
--May 1 -- Seattle -- Jennifer Lowe-Anker will talk about her new book, Forget Me Not. The event will take place at the Mountaineers building in Seattle at 7 pm. For more information, click here.
--May 1-4 --Seattle -- Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival at the University of Washington. For more information, click here.
--May 8 -- Seattle -- Old skool climber Royal Robins will present a film on his ascent of the West Face of the Sentinel in Yosemite at REI. For more info, click here.
--May 25 -- Bellingham -- Ski to Sea relay multi-sport relay race.

--May 21 -- Las Vegas -- The next Las Vegas Climber's Liason Council meeting will be held at Red Rock Climbing Center on West Charleston.


--Former AAI Guide and writer Majka Burhardt will be presenting a slide show on her new book, Vertical Ethiopia in Boulder, Greenwich, Boston, New Paltz, San Francisco, and Telluride. for more info, click here.

--May 8-10 -- Carbondale, CO -- The 5 Point Adventure Film Festival comes to town. For more info, click here.
--May 8-10 -- Oisans-Ecrins, France -- International Guide Festival

--May 9 -- Denver, CO -- HERA Foundation Fundraiser

--May 13 -- Television -- David Breashears film, Storm over Everest, will air on the PBS show Frontline. Check your local listings.

--May 16-18 -- Fayetteville, WV -- New River Rendezvous

--May 23-26 -- Telluride, CO -- Telluride Mountain Film Festival

--May 31-June 1 -- New York, NY -- (Rubin Museum, New York City)Peak Experience III
In the ultimate sleepover, 40 kids, aged 10-12 and roped together alpine-style, confront the challenges of climbing Everest. Along the way they learn the scientific and medical aspects of mountaineering from experienced guides and Sherpas. Parents of potential registrants as well as AAC volunteer guides should contact Phil Earad.

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