Hey Outdoor Community, Back again just sharing some details about an upcoming virtual event we're hosting in a couple week with Graham Zimmerman! Details below. ------ Join The Mountaineers on Thursday, May 13th for a virtual presentation from outdoor athlete, creative, and climate activist Graham Zimmerman. Graham will share stories from expeditions to remote corners of Alaska and Pakistan and the path that took him to some of the world's most remote places. He'll show us how these journeys led him to climate change advocacy including being the captain of the POW Climb program and making a congressional testimony on the importance of taking action on climate change policy. In the end, Graham will provide suggestions for how outdoor-minded individuals and organizations can help protect the places we love for generations to come. Proceeding the talk, a short Q&A will be hosted for all to ask Graham questions. Get Tickets Zoom Presentation Starts - on May 13 at 7:00pm Individual Tickets - $12 Household Tickets (2+) - $24 We recognize that this is a historically challenging time and some members are facing financial difficulties due to the impacts of COVID-19. If the cost of a ticket is prohibiting your attendance, please know we have implemented a ticket-by-donation option and encourage you to give what you are comfortable with. We would love it if you could join us. Mountaineers Members receive a $2 discount with an online ticket purchase. To redeem, login to your active Mountaineers account and visit the Membership Event Discount page for the Eventbrite promotional code. Use this code during your ticket selection prior to checkout. About Graham Zimmerman Born in New Zealand and raised in the Northwest. After being exposed to alpine terrain in the Cascades he moved back to NZ where he cut his teeth in the Southern Alps and became a strong part of the Kiwi climbing community. Then, after graduating from university in 2007 he moved back to the states and has been focused on climbing as it applies to alpinism ever since. This has taken him on expeditions from Alaska to Patagonia to Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan and all over the lower 48 and Canada where he has established dozens of significant new routes on rock, ice and snow. He specializes in complex logistics having run over 30 expeditions and assignments to many parts of the world including Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Alaska, Argentina, Eritrea and Kenya. For his climbing exploits Graham won the 2010 New Zealand Alpinist of the Year, was a finalist for the 2014 Piolet d’Or (alpine climbing’s equivalent to an Olympic gold medal), won the 2017 Cutting Edge Award from the American Alpine Club and was awarded the 2020 Piolet d’Or. About the BeWild Speaker Series The Mountaineers are proud to present the BeWild Speaker Series we're putting passion and adventure on the stage. Come to any one of these talks - or all four - and we guarantee you'll leave inspired to seek adventure, connect with nature and work to protect wild places.
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No Man's Land Film Festival (NMLFF) is the premier all-women adventure film festival based out of Carbondale, Colorado and on tour internationally. In its fourth year, No Man's Land Film Festival has reached audiences in nearly every US state and has breached international borders with events ranging from Canada to Australia. NMLFF celebrates the full scope of woman-identified athletes and adventurers, looking to undefine what it means to be a woman in adventure, sport and film. NMLFF champions women with grit, hustle, determination, and boundless passion, investing them with the respect, support, and media recognition they deserve. Join The Mountaineers for an outdoor screening of the No Man's Land World Tour in our outdoor climbing plaza. Bring your blankets, camp chairs and z-pads to enjoy this amazing film with other outdoor enthusiasts. View the World Tour Trailer From 6:30pm to show time, a social hour featuring outdoor women's organizations, vendors and a food truck, will be held in and just outside The Mountaineers basement. Come hang out, eat, enjoy $2 beer/ciders and meet other outdoor enthusiasts! Tickets to the social hour are not required. Tickets and Info Here
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