Tuesday 19 March 2019, 07:30pm
Tuesday 19 March 2019
John’s tales of climbing with the generation of mountaineers in the 1970s and 1980s who made bold light-weight ascents on some of the world’s highest mountains. Featuring Pete Boardman, Alex MacIntyre, Paul Nunn, Al Rouse, Doug Scott, Joe Tasker, and more. They pushed forward the boundaries of the sport but at a great price.
Alex Approaches final cornice on day 6, 1st ascent NE Face Bandaka, 1977 © John Porter
Leaving the first bivi, 1st ascent S. Nevado 3, 1979 © John Porter
Descending from Changabang after 1st ascent of the South Buttress, 1978 © John Porter
Venue: The Greta Suite of the Skiddaw Hotel, Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5BL.
Lectures free to members. Members’ guests and BMC members are welcome to attend for a donation of £3 to the Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund. Non-members are welcome to attend and are invited to make a donation of £3 to the Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund.
Doors Open: 7pm. Lectures start: 7.30pm
The Hotel has a bar serving bar food from 6pm
Lecture Organiser / Contact: Anna Lawford
31 Main St