Tuesday, May 6, 2008

May and June Climbing Events

--May 8 -- Seattle -- Old school 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 18 -- Mount Saint Helens -- 28th Anniversary of the Eruption.
--May 23-26 -- Washington Pass -- Cascadeclimbers.com Ski-In
--May 25 -- Bellingham -- Ski to Sea relay multi-sport relay race.
--For more outdoor and adventure author events in the Pacific Northwest, click here.

--May 10 -- Las Vegas/Mount Charleston -- Spring Mountain Spring Clean-Up -- Volunteers will work at a litter clean-up on the Mountain. This will be followed by a party. For more information, click here.
--May 21 -- Las Vegas -- The next Las Vegas Climber's Liason Council meeting will be held at Red Rock Climbing Center on West Charleston at 7 pm.

--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 17 -- North Conway, NH -- Kismet Jubilee -- The annual meeting of a foundation which brings climbing to economically disadvantaged children.
--May 23-26 -- Telluride, CO -- Telluride Mountain Film Festival
--May 31-June 1 -- New York, NY -- (Rubin Museum, New York City)Peak Experience III, 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.
--June 2 --Moose, WY -- American Alpine Club Grand Teton Climber's Ranch opens.

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