Speakers and programme ‘First on the Continents’ 27th Nov 2014

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CAN is delighted to have a world class line up of climbers speaking at FIRST on the CONTINENTS.

To add to the day most speakers will be lecturing not only about ascents on their chosen continent, but also about their life and times in the world’s greatest mountain ranges

10.30 – 10.35 Welcome by Sir Chris Bonington CVO CBE DL 

10.35 – 11.00  Doug Scott : AUSTRALASIA: Climbing Carstensz Pyramid, Indonesia – the highest point in Australasia

11.00 – 11.30 Professor Mike Searle, Oxford University: Geology of the great mountain ranges

11.30 –  11.45 BREAK 

11.45 – 12.45  Alex Huber: Life and times in the mountains  and EUROPE – A solo free climb of the Direttessima Route on Cima Grande in the Dolomites

 12.45 – 1.45  Lunch

 1.45 – 2.15 Andy Kirkpatrick:  Life and times  in the mountains

2.15 – 2.45  Michael Kennedy: Life and times in the mountains 

2.45 – 3.15  Simone Moro:  Life and times in the mountains

3.15 – 3.30 BREAK 

3.30  – 4.25  Pat Littlejohn: Life and times in the mountains and AFRICA – climbing  new routes on Mt. Poi in Kenya

4.25 – 5.20  Simon Yates: Life and times in the mountains and SOUTH AMERICA-  climbing new routes in Terra del Fuego and the Andes

5.20  – 6.45  EVENING BREAK  

 6.45 – 6.55  Introduction and welcome  by Sir Chris Bonington CVO CBE DL  

6.55 – 7.20  Andy Kirkpatrick :  ANTARCTICA – Climbing a new route on the  South Ridge of Ulvetanna ‘The wolf’s tooth’

7.20  – 7.45   Michael Kennedy: NORTH AMERICA – Climbing new routes on Mount Hunter in Alaska

7.45 – 8.30 BREAK and CHARITY AUCTION of signed mountain prints by Bonington, Messner, Bonatti, Hornbein and more

8.30 – 8.55  Simone Moro: ASIA – First winter ascents in the Himalaya: Shishapagma, Makalu and Gasherbrum II

8.55 –  9.00  Closing remarks  

 

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