December Mappy Hour YYC: Wild Climbs in the Rocky Mountains

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016From 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Join us for a special holiday edition of Mappy Hour featuring guest speaker Raphael Slawinski!

In Our Own Backyard: Wild Climbs in the Rocky Mountains.
We often fantasize about climbing in far flung places like Alaska or the Himalaya. But there’s plenty of adventure to be found - sometimes too much of it! - right on our doorstep. While I have spent much time and money traveling to remote mountain ranges, many of my most memorable climbs have happened right here, in the Rockies. I will be sharing some stories and images from what is an underrated world-class mountain arena.

About Raphael
Raphael Slawinski has been rock, ice and alpine climbing for more than a quarter of a century. In addition to many adventures in his home Rocky Mountains, he has also made seven expeditions to Alaska and five to the Himalaya. When not climbing, he's married with cats and a physics professor at Mount Royal University in Calgary.

*Village Brewery tour included*