Adventure, Challenge and Surprise in the High Mountains of the World
Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Share an evening with three adventurers who have summited Mt. Everest, trekked and climbed around the world, while photographing the beauty along the way. David Breashears, renowned filmmaker, adventurer, author and mountaineer; Wally Berg, a world-class guide and expedition leader; and Mingmar Dorji Sherpa, climbing Sherpa for Peak Promotion Nepal; share their experiences.
When & Where
Penn State Great Valley
Now in its fifth decade, The School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) at Penn State Great Valley is a leader in providing professional graduate programs in the fields of Engineering, Information Science, Leadership, Technology, and Management. Penn State Great Valley strives to be a vibrant academic and social hub for the region by connecting people and ideas. The campus offers free artistic, musical and cultural events for the community to celebrate the diverse riches of the local area.
Please note this event is sold-out and the waitlist has been closed. Due to the overwhelming popularity of this event, only ticketed guests will be admitted. Thank you for your interest. For a schedule of other upcoming community events, visit www.sgps.psu.edu/events.
Due to a family emergency, David Breashears will NOT be speaking at Our Lifetimes of Adventure, Challenge and Surprise in the High Mountains of the World this Saturday, January 26, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Penn State Great Valley. The event will be held as scheduled with two close climbing collegues of David Brashear's speaking and showing photos of their adventures around the world: .
- Mingmar Dorji Sherpa, climbing Sherpa for Peak Promotion Nepal and a mountaineering and journalist reporter for Nepal television. Mingmar has worked with David Breashears for over 15 years as a technical film advisor.
- Wally Berg, founder of Berg International, a world-class guide, educator and expedition leader and a climbing colleque of David Breashears.
The speakers will also talk about David Breashears work with his organization GlacierWorks, a non-profit organization that vividly illustrates the changes to Himalayan glaciers through art, science, and adventure.