Mountainfilm on tour

When: Friday, October 30 7PM
Where: Brewvies, 677 S 200 W, Salt Lake City, UT
Ticket: $10

Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent Guide and Legendary Mountaineer Ed Viesturs will speak on Mountaineering at MountainFilm On Tour in Salt Lake City. Viesturs was the first American and 5th person in the world to summit all 14 of the world’s highest peaks without use of supplemental oxygen. He just released a new book – K2: Life and Death on the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain.

MountainFilm on Tour Presents the following films:

Fitzroy
Lito Tejada-Flores 27 Minutes – 1969
One of the first features of Mountainfilm in Telluride was Fitzroy, directed by one of the Mountainfilm festival founders Lito Tejado- Flores. This definitive climbing film tells the story of the 1968 first ascent of the The Southwest Ridge in the Patagonian Andes with Yvon Chouinard, Dick Dorworth, Chris Jones, Doug Tompkins, and Lito.

Running Down the Man
Ben Knight & Travis Rummel 22 Minutes – 2007
They said it couldn’t be done. One man’s quest to prove Baja’s Rooster fish could be tamed with a fly rod. Starring champion fly fisher Frank Smethurst, this documentary tells the story of a man who has spent almost a decade trying to pioneer a way to catch this magnificent fish by chasing it down on foot with only one chance at a perfect cast.

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