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EVENT – YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Experience Yosemite with the legendary Conrad Anker

An adventure to benefit the International Campaign for Tibet and the Rowell Fund for Tibet

Details:

August 2021

Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, this event has been postponed to first week of August 2021

YosemiteA once in a lifetime opportunity to climb, hike or soak in the beautiful scenery with exciting activities, good food, and great company.

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) invites you to join renowned alpinist and climber, Conrad Anker, ICT staff including Tencho Gyatso, Board members including John Ackerly, and other distinguished members of the outdoor community for a unique weekend of adventure in Yosemite National Park in support of the promotion and preservation of Tibetan culture.

You can rock climb with Conrad Anker, hike in one of the most beautiful wild areas on earth, and enjoy talks and presentations from professional climbers, photographers and experts on Tibet and the Himalayas.

$2,400 per person (Limited to 24 participants) includes:

  • Reserved campsite at Tuolumne Meadows Campgrounds
  • Tents and sleeping bags (unless you prefer to bring your own)
  • Gourmet catered meals and drinks provided by High Camp
  • A variety of optional activities: hiking, nature walks, workshops and rock climbing

Conrad Anker
Conrad AnkerEqually at home in Antarctica, the Himalaya or his ice home in Hyalite Canyon in southwestern Montana, Conrad continues a deep appreciation for wild places that was passed on from his father and grandfather who hailed from Big Oak Flat, California, just outside Yosemite National Park. Conrad climbed Mount Rainier by the time he was 16. He met his first climbing mentor, the late iconic climber Mugs Stump, while studying at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and working in a mountaineering store. The part-time carpenter and the late Alex Lowe–his climbing partner and best friend–went on to become climbing’s rock stars in the 90’s, setting speed records in the Himalaya and Antarctica. He has climbed the Everest three times, and his first ascent of the Meru Shark’s Fin in India with partners Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk in 2011, led to the award-winning documentary, Meru. His résumé also includes big wall first ascents in Zion National Park, first ascents in Antarctica, Pakistan’s Karakorum and on Yosemite’s El Capitan. Conrad serves on the board of the Protect our Winters, The American Himalayan Foundation, the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation and the Rowell Fund for Tibet.

To register or for more information email: yosemite@savetibet.org or call (202) 785-1515.

When:
August 2021

Location:
Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

More Information:
To register or for more information please email yosemite@savetibet.org or call (202) 785-1515.



The International Campaign for Tibet
Founded in 1988 and inspired by the vision of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the International Campaign for Tibet promotes human rights, democratic freedoms and self-determination for the Tibetan people.

Experience Yosemite with the legendary Conrad Anker

An adventure to benefit the International Campaign for Tibet and the Rowell Fund for Tibet

Details:

When:
August 2021

Location:
Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

More Information:
To register or for more information please email yosemite@savetibet.org or call (202) 785-1515.

August 2021

Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

A once in a lifetime opportunity to climb, hike or soak in the beautiful scenery with exciting activities, good food, and great company.

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) invites you to join renowned alpinist and climber, Conrad Anker, ICT staff including Tencho Gyatso, Board members including John Ackerly, and other distinguished members of the outdoor community for a unique weekend of adventure in Yosemite National Park in support of the promotion and preservation of Tibetan culture.

You can rock climb with Conrad Anker, hike in one of the most beautiful wild areas on earth, and enjoy talks and presentations from professional climbers, photographers and experts on Tibet and the Himalayas.

$2,400 per person (Limited to 24 participants) includes:

  • Reserved campsite at Tuolumne Meadows Campgrounds
  • Tents and sleeping bags (unless you prefer to bring your own)
  • Gourmet catered meals and drinks provided by High Camp
  • A variety of optional activities: hiking, nature walks, workshops and rock climbing

Conrad Anker
Equally at home in Antarctica, the Himalaya or his ice home in Hyalite Canyon in southwestern Montana, Conrad continues a deep appreciation for wild places that was passed on from his father and grandfather who hailed from Big Oak Flat, California, just outside Yosemite National Park. Conrad climbed Mount Rainier by the time he was 16. He met his first climbing mentor, the late iconic climber Mugs Stump, while studying at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and working in a mountaineering store. The part-time carpenter and the late Alex Lowe–his climbing partner and best friend–went on to become climbing’s rock stars in the 90’s, setting speed records in the Himalaya and Antarctica. He has climbed the Everest three times, and his first ascent of the Meru Shark’s Fin in India with partners Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk in 2011, led to the award-winning documentary, Meru. His résumé also includes big wall first ascents in Zion National Park, first ascents in Antarctica, Pakistan’s Karakorum and on Yosemite’s El Capitan. Conrad serves on the board of the Protect our Winters, The American Himalayan Foundation, the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation and the Rowell Fund for Tibet.

To register or for more information email: yosemite@savetibet.org or call (202) 785-1515.



The International Campaign for Tibet
Founded in 1988 and inspired by the vision of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the International Campaign for Tibet promotes human rights, democratic freedoms and self-determination for the Tibetan people.

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