Monthly Social : Ken Wylie 'Mountains as Mentor' - Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Social 
Event Location: Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Center, the Hearth room (1320 5th Ave NW Calgary) 
Date(s) & Time:   Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 07:30 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 06:00 PM  
Event Duration: Evening 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Clare Ormerod

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 100
Maximum No. Guests: 20
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 2
Number Registered So Far:   21 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

We now have Ken Wylie confirmed! 'Mountains as Mentor'. Ken Wylie is an IFMGA mountain guide, educator, author and first ascensionist of difficult waterfall ice lines in the Canadian Rockies. In 2003, as an assistant guide, he was involved in a devastating avalanche catastrophe that claimed the lives of seven clients. Since then, his self-exploration has changed how he sees and understands the purpose of the high stakes game of mountain exploration. Wylie likens mountains to be as a great mentor. He knows that wisdom dictates that all knowledge is most powerful when unearthed by the learner through inquiry. Safety resides in part, in the realm of self- knowledge gained in this way. This talk complements the 2014 publication of his book "Buried."
Required Items to Bring:
Cash for beers and wine.

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Registration for this event closed on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 06:00 PM.