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McGus on 12 Apr 2014
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Vertical Journeys: From the Peak District to Everest and Antarctica

From the Peak District’s grit, via the footsteps of Mallory, to Ulvetanna’s Antarctic summit, Leo Houlding is Britain’s modern face of adventure, and is among the top climbers in the world. A specialist in free climbing and fearless base jumper, Leo takes the ultimate in extreme sports to the most extreme environments. He is also a gifted and inspirational speaker, so this will be an exciting evening!

Venue: Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

Date: Thursday 5th June 2014. Doors open 6pm. Lecture starts 7pm

Tickets £17.50

Availability: Tickets available online from World Expeditions via this link http://himalayantrust.co.uk/the-himalayan-trust-uk-presents-the-sixth-annual-sir-edmund-hillary-memo... or by post (please send a cheque payable to Himalayan Trust UK and enclose a stamped addressed envelope) to Mary Lowe, Danewood, Upper Holloway, Matlock DE4 5AW

All proceeds from the Lecture will go towards the work of The Himalayan Trust UK. A Trustee will give a brief, illustrated account of a recent journey to Taplejung, the remote and beautiful district below Kanchenjunga, to visit schools currently supported by the Trust.

More details of the work of the Trust and the Lecture are available on the website: http://himalayantrust.co.uk

McGus on 27 Apr 2014
In reply to McGus:

Following the tragic deaths on Everest on Friday 18th April when 13 Sherpas lost their lives in the Khumbu Icefall on Everest and three more Sherpas are missing, and must be assumed dead, the Himalayan Trust UK has launched a fund raising appeal to help the sherpa families affected.

more details are here http://himalayantrust.co.uk/everest-avalanche-appeal/

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