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Next week, on Thursday January 22nd at 7:00pm, Jonathan Crabtree will be giving a slideshow of his adventures ice climbing in Colorado last year. The presentation will be in room 208b in the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center on Santa Teresa Street. Here's what Jon has to say about his experiences:

 
This year, with a seemingly characteristic dearth of snow in the Sierra and an uncharacteristic warming spell in the Rockies, it was time to head back to the San Juans for some high quality picking about. To our delight, we found a couple hard classics fat and ready. This slideshow will document a...

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This Wednesday evening at 7:00, we will be having former Stanford Alpine Club President Brad Lipovsky present on his summer American Alpine Club funded trip to the Alaska Range. The presentation will be in the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center on Santa Teresa street, room 208B. It's going to be an awesome presentation!  Here's what Brad has to say about his trip:

"In July 2014 I went on my third Alaskan climbing expedition.  This time we opted for the low elevation rock climbing in the Little Switzerland area of the Central Alaska Range.  The weather was nearly perfect and the routes were mostly...

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This Tuesday evening at 7:00, we will be having Jonathan Crabtree share stories and pictures from his recent Chamonix climbing/skiing trip. The presentation will be in the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center on Santa Teresa street. I will also be sharing a few pictures from my Chamonix acents, including Mont Blanc. Here's what Jon has to say about his trip:

"In May 2014 I found my way back to Chamonix to play an all too familiar waiting game with the sun. Clearly, I had not learned from my previous two failed trips to visit this place during one of the fine high seasons. Instead, I arrived during my...

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Mark and Janelle Smiley are pro mountaineers attempting to be the first team to climb all of North America's 50 Classic Climbs.

 
Mark and Janelle are professional mountaineers, skiers and filmmakers - and a simply inspiring couple. They've climbed 44 of the 50 Classics, so far and produced a documentary video series along the way. 
 
Mark is an IMFGA certified mountain guide and his film and photography work has been featured in Alpinist, Climbing...

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Wednesday, October 29th at 7:00PM, Vivian Ericson will be giving a presentation on her recent trip along the Sierra High Route. We will be in the conference room adjacent to the rental shop on the first floor of the Arrillaga Outdoor Center on Santa Teresa Street. Here's what Vivian' has to say about her slideshow:

 

The Sierra High Route parallels and occasionally follows the JMT, but its goal is to stay as close to the Sierra Crest as possible.  Picture 195 miles, two thirds of it off trail, and almost all of it between 9,000 and 12,000 feet with some fairly rugged, sometimes moderately exposed, scrambling...

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We will be hosting Reel Rock 9: Valley Uprising on Tuesday, September 30th in Annenberg Auditorium. The show will start at 7:00pm with doors opening at 6:30pm. Buy your tickets at the door first come, first serve. Free with renewal or purchase of Alpine Club membership for 2014/2015 school year ($20 annual membership rate), $10 for non-member Stanford affiliates (current Stanford ID required), $20 for all others. Come join us in watching an awesome documentary, and celebrating our local crag that is Yosemite National Park!

 

 

Here's what the producers at Reel Rock have to say about the film (more info...

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Who: Lynn Hill, one of the greatest climbers of all time.

What: Presenting "Climbing Free" to the Stanford and Bay Area community.
 
When: Saturday, April 5. Doors open at 6:30pm, talk at 7:00pm. Priority seating to CRAG participants.  First come, first served after that. Sign up for CRAG at https://outdoored.stanford.edu/crag/
 
Cost: FREE for Stanford students and CRAG participants; $10 for everyone else.

Where: Braun Auditorium in MUDD...

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Stanford's annual bouldering compeititon is coming up soon! This time we also have CCS Regionals with USA Climbing the day before the public competition! Register online at: https://outdoored.stanford.edu/crag/crag-registration/.

Join Stanford Alpine Club for this awesome slideshow by our very own Hari Mix. 
 
Where: Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center, Room 103b
 
When: 7:00pm on Monday, March 3rd
 
What: The opportunities for personal growth, rich cultural experience and adventure in the great ranges of Asia are almost limitless. The difficulties of pulling off these big trips and the consequences for underestimating the rules of the high alpine, however, require careful consideration. In this talk, I’ll tell a few stories from four expeditions to the Himalaya, Tien Shan and Pamir, including an...

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We are having another slideshow a week from today, on February 24th at 7:00PM. It will be held in the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center on Santa Teresa Street, room 103B (the room in the basement that Emily Harrington's slideshow was in last week).
 
Local bay area climber and committed weekend warrior, Luke Stefurak, will be talking about his various first ascents around California ranging from the Incredible Hulk to Scarface on Liberty Cap in Yosemite. By looking beyond established climbs Luke has found many opportunities for adventure and excitement. If you want to learn more about scouting...

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