The last AC Lakes lecture in the current series is on Thursday 23rd March, when Alan Hinkes will join us to speak about his exploits, From Lakeland Climbing to Challenge 8000m, see full details below.
Anyone who knows Alan, or has heard him lecture before, will know it will be a great talk and a highly entertaining evening.
AC Lakes Lecture Organiser
Thursday 23rd March: Alan Hinkes – From Lakeland Climbing to Challenge 8000m
Alan was the first, and so far only, Briton to climb all 14 of the world’s 8000m mountains, an extraordinary achievement.
Alan talks about his Lake District adventures and extreme exploits on the highest Himalayan and Karakoram mountains.
As a Yorkshireman, Alan’s talk is humorous, inspiring and entertaining, illustrated with stunning photos and video clips. It covers his passion for mountaineering and the hills of Britain, rock climbing, fell-walking and ice climbing, as well as potholing and caving.
Venue: The Greta Suite of the Skiddaw Hotel, Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5BL.
Lectures are free to members. Non-members are welcome to attend for a suggested £3 donation to the Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund.
Doors Open: 7pm.
Lecture Starts: 7.30pm.
Food is available before the lecture from the hotel bar.
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