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Some great events sponsored by the American Alpine Club
« on: March 10, 2013, 09:19:20 pm »
** Upcoming Events

Rick Wilcox slide show @ Lyndon State College
Monday, March 11, 6:00 PM, Lyndon State College, ASAC 100

Lyndon State College presents the Adventure Speaker Series: Rick Wilcox: Climbs and Treks from Around the World
Rick Wilcox is recognized as one of America's great all-around mountain climbers. He has climbed many of the largest peaks in North and South America, the French Alps, Africa, and Nepal, including Mt. Everest. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Click here for more info. (


** New England Section Annual Dinner
Saturday, March 16, 5:30 PM, The Henderson House, Weston, MA

The AAC New England Section is holding its sixteenth annual dinner at the Henderson House in Weston, Massachusetts.
Special Guest: Bayard Russell, Jr. ( , presenting A New Tradition: Mixed Climbing in the Northeast. Also featuring an exhibit by Laural Holland, author of the forthcoming book Spindrift: The Memoir of a Climber's Daughter.
Cash bar 5:30-7:00 pm, New Member Introductions, Auction, Black Tie Optional. For tickets, please go to:


** Fred Beckey slide show VT
Climbing legend and unofficial world record holder of first ascents delivers a memorable presentation: Fred Beckey: Favorite Climbs of North America.

Thursday, March 21, 7:30 PM
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Burlington, VT
$5 - Tickets available at OGE, UVM Outing Club, and Petra Cliffs

Presented by the American Alpine Club, the Outdoor Gear Exchange, UVM, and Petra Cliffs


** Fred Beckey slide show NH
Saturday, March 23, 7:00 PM
International Mountain Equipment
North Conway, NH
"Dirtbag Dinner" -- Pizza & Beer
$10 at the door / $5 for AAC members, includes food & drink

The New England Section of the AAC and International Mountain Equipment present a "Dirtbag Dinner" with climbing legend Fred Beckey. Join us for pizza and pints during a slide show by Fred Beckey. Fred's presentation will feature slides and stories from his most recent book: Fred Beckey's 100 Favorite Climbs.

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