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rpdoucette:
Slideshow:
Vertical Ethiopia - Climbing Toward Possibility in the Horn of Africa
by climber, writer Majka Burhardt (www.majkaburhardt.com)

Vertical Ethiopia documents a climbing expedition to unexplored sandstone spires in northern Ethiopia. In March 2007, four women traveled to Ethiopia to discover if climbing might be the next frontier for this continuously evolving country.
Told through a series of vignettes that reveal what it means to climb, to travel, and to explore, Vertical Ethiopia looks closely at the intersections between adventure and culture, history and opportunity.

May 7th, 7pm
Cabot Auditorium, AMC Headquarters, 5 Joy Street, Boston MA
$5

AMC Boston Chapter, Mountaineering Committee
In conjunction with WorldBoston (www.worldboston.org)
and The Access Fund

For directions:
www.outdoors.org/about/facilities/facilities-boston-directions.cfm

For more information:
www.bostonclimbers.org

rpdoucette:
Two weeks away...May 7th

Alpiner:
If you are not able to make it to the slideshow tonight but want to meet Majka or if you would like to have a signed copy of Vertical Ethiopia, she will be at Patagonia in Boston tomorrow.  She will not be giving another presentation but will be hanging out, signing books and talking about whatever you want.  She will be selling copies of her book if you don't already have one.  Here is the info:

Majka Burhardt from 12-2 on Thursday 5/8/08
@ Patagonia
346 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02115

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