BeWild with Expedition Denali May 16

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Photo at right: The Expedition Denali team poses triumphantly above the clouds. Photo courtesy of Expedition Denali

The 2014 BeWild Speaker and Film Series is underway at the Mountaineers, and you’re invited! During the first BeWild presentation in April, expedition kayaker Ben Stookesberry shared stories and photographs from his adventurers.

Next in the series, May 16, two Expedition Denali climbers – Tyrhee Moore and Rosemary Saal – will recount their adventures up the highest peak in North America, Denali, to inspire a broader conversation about diversity in the outdoors on.

These two youths made their trek with several other African American and African role models on the 100th anniversary of the peak’s first ascent.

Expedition Denali was voted “Heroes of the Year” by Backpacker magazine. The group also received the Outdoors Inspiration Award from the Outdoor Industry Association.

To learn more about the Mountaineers’ BeWild Speaker and Film Series, go to www.mountaineers.org/bewild

OutdoorsNW magazine is a proud sponsor of BeWild. Come by our booth to sign up for special prizes!

Event details

Dates:

May 16, 7 p.m.: Expedition Denali
June 20, 7 p.m.: Guidebook author Tami Asars invites you to take advantage of the beauty of the Northwest and be adventurous in your own back yard.
July 24, 7 p.m.: Crown of the Continent – world-renowned wildlife biologist Douglas H. Chadwick and debut photographer Steven Gnam explore the wonders of the northern Rocky Mountains.

Location:

The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Three-Event Cost:

$45 Non-member
$36 Mountaineers Member
$28 Student (student ID required at the door)
$18 Single Ticket (Limited availability)

Ticket Site: BeWild2014.eventbrite.com

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