Archive for March, 2008

Black Diamond Gear Swap and Sale

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

I believe the gear swap and BD sale is this weekend, I actually heard about this on the radio – if anyone from BD is out there, it would have been helpful to receive an email about the gear swap. I am subscribed to the Hotwire mailing list…..

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2nd Annual Ogden Climbfest

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Jeff Lowe and OGDEN CLIMBING PARKS announce

Cassar Jewelers ClimbFest – Ogden, Utah 2008
A Celebration of Mountain Adventure Art, Literature & Environment.

Exhibits from April 3-17
Main Events April 18 & 19

We are hosting a Literary & Arts Festival where attendees can get up close and personal with climbers, authors and artists.

There will be cash and product awards for literature, art and photography. Please see our website for more information. or call us at (801) 392-9181

An example of some of the featured presentations:

Dick Dorworth will be reading segments from his latest book “Night Driving.”

There will be celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Pat Ament’s “Master of Rock,” a biography of pioneer boulderer John Gill.

Ogden Climbing Parks instructional staff will be running a clinic for the public to teach the basics of bouldering.

We will have a cocktail hour at the Grand Ballroom of the Union Station where the winning art will be on display and available for purchase (if not already sold). Books will also be available for purchase. There will also be a silent auction.

Dan Schroeder, Chairman of the Ogden Sierra Club will present an idea to preserve open space by securing designated wilderness for the mountains east of Ogden.

John Bachar, one of the world’s greatest free climbers will present a slideshow.

Get more information and tickets at: (801) 392-9181 or email anastasia “A T”