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Legendary Mountaineers Jim Whittaker and Ed Viesturs Speak at Mountainfilm on Tour in Denver!
Submitted By: sarahtpr on Oct 14, 2009

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Scheduled on Oct 23, 2009

Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent Guides and Legendary Mountaineers– Peter Whittaker, Dave Hahn, Seth Waterfall, Chad Peele and Jim Whittaker speak on Mountaineering at MountainFilm On Tour in Denver

Peter Whittaker first climbed Mount Rainier at age 12. He is the co-owner of Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. the largest guide service in the United States.

Dave Hahn has reached the summit of Everest 11 times, more than any non-Sherpa in history.

Seth Waterfall is a guide on Rainier, Denali, and Kilimanjaro and has summited Rainier 58 times.

Chad Peele is a lead guide and supervisor for Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. as well as a certified rock and Alpine guide through the American Mountain Guide Association

Jim Whittaker was the first American to summit Everest in 1963.


MountainFilm on Tour Presents the following films:

The Red Helmet
Tyler Young 6 Minutes
In a dark and drab world, a fearful young child discovers a bright red helmet that transforms everything.

History Making Farming Author on the Move
Matt Morris 7 minutes
Vern Switzer is an idiosyncratic character: A black farmer in Rural Hall, North Carolina, his passion for growing watermelon found new meaning when God directed him to write children's books. Now this "farming author on the move" brings his message of sustainable farming and character building to schools across the country.

The Great Hopkins Rescue
Tyler Young 9 minutes
As climber Gregory Crouch guides up Wyoming's Devils Tower, he recounts the famous 1941 rescue of the parachutist who landed on top. With fascinating archival footage of the actual rescue, this short documentary will have you climbing in the handholds and footholds of history.

Presence: 40 Days in Greenland
Masaki Sekiguchi 15 minutes
This is a record of what we have done and what we have found while spending 40 days in west coastline of Greenland.

Tickets are $10 and available at the door.

WHEN:
October 23, 2009 at 7pm

WHERE:
American Alpine Club Thtr.
710 10th Street
Golden,CO
(303) 384-0110

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