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March Adventrure Series 2012-2013: Afternoon Program Ticket (1:30 p.m. start time)
The River Room, Latitude 41 Restaurant

2012-2013 Adventure Series

Adventure is the pursuit of life – often with an unknown ending. Meet these extraordinary and yet everyday people who have experienced adventures of a personal nature or to far-off locations. The topics are ranging from living life to the fullest from a wheelchair, piloting off Sandy Hook, trekking the Camino Real in Spain, sailing around the Americas, and climbing Baffin Island’s rugged peaks.

Evening series at 7:30 p.m.
$13 Members / $15 Non-members for each program 

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Life on the Vertical
Mark Synnott March 21, 2013

Mark Synnott is renowned in the climbing world for his many big wall and alpine climbing adventures. His travels have taken him on more than 25 expeditions to places like Alaska, Baffin Island, Greenland, Iceland, Patagonia, Guyana, Pakistan, Nepal, India, China, Tibet, Cameroon, Chad, Borneo, and Pitcairn Island. One of the first climbers to explore Baffin Island's remote east coast, Mark has been on five trips to the island, and has pioneered four big wall first ascents in the area, including a grade VII on the 4,700-foot north face of Polar Sun Spire -- an epic wall that required the team to spend 36 nights in portaledges. Two years later, Mark returned to the same area with a team of North Face Athletes to produce a big wall climbing documentary for the National Geographic Society –one of six National Geographic-sponsored expeditions he has participated in. Copies of Mark's book, Baffin Island: Climbing, Trekking & Skiing, will be available for purchase and book signing.

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Online ticketing has expired. Tickets may be still be available, please call (860) 572-0711.

 

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