Mt. Everest mountaineer Kurt Wedberg to speak at Chapter Banquet

Monday, March 10, 2014
From Chapter reports

Mountaineer, guide and outdoor enthusiast Kurt Wedberg will speak at the Chapter’s Annual Banquet on May 4. Wedberg of Bishop, Calif., founded Sierra Mountaineering International in the fall of 1995 after returning from his first successful expedition to Mt. Everest which he has since successfully summited two more times.

With more than 25 years of mountaineering experience in the Sierra, Kurt has also guided 80-plus expeditions to high peaks in Africa, Alaska, the Alps, Antarctica, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, Russia, Tibet, and Turkey.

Kurt also completed the Seven Summits – high points on all seven continents -- in the 2012 after summiting Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia. Come meet his extraordinary climber and hear his stories.

Join us at the banquet on May 4 at Brookside Country Club, 1133 N. Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena 91103, (near the Rose Bowl)

Reservations cost $40 per person or $400 for a table of 10. You must reserve by April 20 to get a seat or a table. Contact: Reservationist Donna Specht at 714-963-6345 or e-mail donnaspecht@juno.com.

For the Silent Auction, remember to bring cash and/or checkbook! Contact Mary Ann Webster (310-559-3126 or mawebster1984@sbcglobal.net) with donations to the Silent Auction. All profits benefit the Angeles Chapter.

Meet the volunteers who will be honored for their extraordinary efforts last year.

Photo: Kurt Wedberg, left, on Mt. Everest. Credit: Courtesy Kurt Wedberg


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