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The North Face Speaker Series with Conrad Anker

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Legendary doesn’t even begin to describe him

The North Face is excited to present Conrad Anker on his first visit to Australia this July.

Conrad Anker, the Captain of The North Face Global Athlete Team, will be taking part in The North Face Speaker Series Australia in Sydney. Tickets are now on sale for this inspiring one-night-only event.

The master of technical mountaineering, Anker has over 30 years of climbing and mountaineering experience under his belt and is still chasing first ascents. He's a visionary, a champion for the environment, a pioneer and the best comrade you'll find at 25,000 feet - he's dedicated every ounce of his being to this life.

This intimate event, entitled 'Conrad Anker: A Life in Adventure', will see Anker share his life story. Discover what inspired him to pursue a career in the mountains and hear tales of his extraordinary expeditions, including Meru Peak in the Garhwal Himalayas and Rakekniven Peak in the Filchner Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Guests will also be treated to stunning footage of the world's most remote and challenging peaks.

Following the presentation, Anker will partake in an exclusive interview conducted by The North Face adventurer, Justin Jones.

On his visit to Australia, Anker says, "Australia captures the imagination. Since I was a youngster I've longed to visit this continent and the cheerful people that make it special. Thanks to The North Face I'll have the chance to visit the Blue Mountains and share my story of adventure and alpinism with audiences in Sydney and Melbourne. I'm looking forward to meeting new friends and experiencing Australia."

The North Face Speaker Series with Conrad Anker will take place on Tuesday, 10 July, 7pm at Seymour Centre, York Theatre. Tickets are now on sale through www.seymourcentre.com or call
02 9351 7940. General Admission is $38.80 (booking fees apply).

To support the Mountain Youth Services Team, $10 from each ticket will be donated to aid the development of their Outdoor Explore bush adventure therapy program.

For more information on this exciting event in Sydney, please visit thenorthface.com.au/promotion/conrad-anker and the Facebook Event Page

 

About the Mountain Youth Services Team Outdoor Explore Program:

Located in the heart of the Blue Mountains World Heritage National Park, MYST has developed a specialisation in the delivery of bush adventure therapy programs over the past 25 years. Donations received will be used to support the development and piloting of the first ever 'Access All Areas' Outdoor Explore program in Sydney, based out of Lane Cove National Park. The program will give children and families an opportunity for a digital detox and a chance to learn, explore and discover the many benefits of bush adventure through a range of outdoor activities.

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When: Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 7pm
Where: Seymour Centre, City Rd & Cleveland Street, Chippendale NSW 2008
Cost: General Admission $38.80 (plus booking fee)
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