From Everest to Aspen:
The End of Ice
December 7, 2018
Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, Colorado
5PM Doors open. Come early to get your spot!
5:25 Seating. Video clip: ABC American Sportsman (May 15, 1984). Larry Nielson Summits Everest Without Supplemental Oxygen, filmed by David Breashears
5:30 Introduction by John Wilcox, Ashcroft owner and main sponsor
5:35 ‘The End of Ice’ by David Breashears, filmmaker, mountaineer and founder of GlacierWorks
6:00 Introduction to the Keeling Curve Prize by Jacquelyn Francis, KCP director and panel moderator
6:10 Welcome to Mario Molina, executive director of Protect Our Winters
6:15 Panel and audience discussion: ‘From Everest to Aspen: The End of Ice’
6:45 to 7:30 Reception. Light fare and cocktails (with wristband)
Filmmaker, adventurer, and mountaineer David Breashears has combined his skills to become one of the world’s most revered adventure filmmakers, best-selling author, and coveted speaker lecturing on a range of topics including leadership, motivation, and teamwork.
Reaching the summit of Everest five times during his career, four-time Emmy Award winning Breashears has worked on more than 45 films, including Co-Director and Expedition Leader of the most highly acclaimed IMAX film of all time, Everest. Breashears is a Senior Lecturer Faculty Member at MIT’s Sloan School of Management’s Leadership Center and a faculty member at the United States’ Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Executive Education in Monterey, California.
He has published three best-selling books: Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, Last Climb, and his memoir, High Exposure. Breashears is founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, GlacierWorks, with a mission to globally inspire mitigation and adaptation through the power of his images documenting the gradual disruption of water flow from Asia’s glacier systems.
Founder and Director, The Keeling Curve Prize
Executive Director, Protect Our Winters
JOIN US DECEMBER 7, 2018 at The Wheeler Opera House, Aspen Colorado
Join The Keeling Curve Prize and The Pine Creek Cookhouse as we welcome David Breashears, world-renowned mountaineer, filmmaker, and photographer. Presentation followed by armchair discussion with Jackie Francis, Director of the Keeling Curve Prize (KCP), and Mario Molina, Executive Director of Protect Our Winters (POW).
Reception to follow.
Tickets go on sale November 1, 2018
Wheeler Opera House Box Office Website 970.920.5770 local, 866.449.0464 toll free