/ ShAFF - First Ascent Of Washing Line Mountain!

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MattH - on 07 Mar 2012

Arcíteryx Adventure Shot

One of the best events at the festival. Itís hosted by Niall Grimes, Alex Ekins and Ian Parnell. Comedian Niall hosts a pub-style general knowledge quiz then there's a shoot out between four of the best pro adventure sports photographers against a wild card entry with each showing a 5 minute presentation of their best work.

Andy Turner lecture and Petzl ShAFF Shorts Awards. Fresh back from Canada ,Andy will be giving a lecture on climbing some of the hardest mixed routes, but will also be awarding the top three prizes in this yearís ShAFF Shorts Video competition. Some cracking entries including a 14 year old's tongue in cheek animation 'Ascent of Washing Line Mountain'

And for the first time, we're holding a Charity auction. John Porter will be giving a 30 minute lecture on the Alex MacIntyre years and then host an auction on behalf of Community Action Nepal. There are some awesome prizes including:

- A day with one of the UK's top mountaineers and authors, Simon Yates, cragging, scrambling or walking in the Lake District. Date to be mutually arranged. £150-300

- Berghaus Frenay men's jacket made with PrimaLoft ECO insulation to the body and drawcord hood, and Gore Windstopper Active Shell, providing wind and water resistance with maximum breathability for complete comfort. Signed by Berghaus athletes and top mountaineers Sir Chris Bonington, Mick Fowler and Leo Houlding. A totally unique item! £120-200

- Signed 10 x 8 photograph of Sir Edmund Hillary. Signed at a private signing in New Zealand in 2001. Complete with UACC registered certificate of autheticity £100-200

- Signed Mountain Equipment Fitzroy used by Dave MacLeod and Andy Turner in the filming of the epic The Long Hope and signed by Andy Turner £100-200

Details of all these events and more here: http://www.shaff.co.uk


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