FIRST IN THE HIMALAYA Lecture Featuring Kurt Diemberger - 19, 20, 21 November

Doug Scott presents FIRST IN THE HIMALAYA

Oxford – London – Derby 19, 20, 21 November 2013

An international gathering of elite climbers visit Oxford, London and Derby with stories from their landmark first ascents in the Himalaya over the last 60 years. The event will raise funds for Community Action

Special Guest Speakers include

  • Kurt Diemberger – the Austrian mountaineer, one of only three climbers to have made two first ascents of 8000m peaks: Broad Peak and Dhaulagiri (pictured)
  • Robert Schauer – the Austrian climber who made the ground breaking first ascent of the West Face of Gasherbrum IV
  • Sandy Allan – who made the first ascent of the Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat
  • Mick Fowler – who made the first ascent of the Prow of Shiva (India) and the north face of Changabang
  • Doug Scott CBE – who most famously made the first ascent of Everest's South West Face
  • Hildegard Diemberger - from Cambridge University, Tibetan scholar and Himalaya expert
  • Gerda Maria Pauler – the German travel writer and long distance trekker – The Great Himalaya Trail
  • John Porter – (Event Host) mountaineer, climber and mountain film festival organiser

Dates and Venues and Tickets

Oxford, Natural History Museum: Tuesday 19th November 7.00pm – 10.00pm with Diemberger, Schauer and Scott.
Tickets: SOLD OUT – London and Derby available

London, Royal Geographic Society: Wednesday 20th November 10.30am – 9.30pm with a full speaker line up as above.
Tickets: £30.00 and £20.00 - www.worldexpeditions.co.uk also available on the door

Derby, Assembly Rooms: Thursday 21st November 7.00pm – 10.00pm with Schauer, Scott and Fowler.
Tickets £15.75 - Tel: 01332 255 800 also available on the door

General Info: Community Action Nepal www.canepal.org.uk Tel 01768 484842



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19 Nov, 2013
Fantastic event line up for a worthwhile cause. Not enough notice though - will there be further events please?
19 Nov, 2013
The tickets have been on sale since July! Mr Scott does one of these each year at about this time, he manages to get top quality speakers (Last year we had Joe Brown, Tony Streather, Marko Prezeji & others). They are excellent run events, very low key and relaxed without any people running around with headsets etc. The line up of speakers that Mr Scott gets for one day is very impressive compared to what say Kendal gets in four days. I don't know how he does it (probably because he is Doug Scott!) but last yrs event was brilliant, and if this one comes even close I'll be pleased.

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