Conrad Anker: A Life in Adventure Paddy July 2, 2018 All, Community, Events Paddy Pallin would like to welcome Conrad Anker, Captain of The North Face Global Athlete Team, on his first visit to Australia to present an inspiring presentation in Sydney and Melbourne – Conrad Anker: A Life in Adventure A master of technical mountaineering, Conrad 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. At the Speaker Series events held in Sydney and Melbourne, Conrad will present his life of adventure, sharing what inspired him to pursue a career in the mountains along with tales and stunning footage of climbing the world’s most remote and challenging peaks, from expeditions on Meru to Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. Following the presentation will be an exclusive interview with Conrad, conducted by The North Face adventurer, Justin Jones. SYDNEY Tuesday, 10 July Seymour Centre, York Theatre MELBOURNE Wednesday, 11 July Hawthorn Arts Centre Ticketing information can be found @ thenorthface.com.au/conradanker. 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. Pacific Ocean Wall, El Capitain, Yosemite, CA The proceeds and donations received at the events through merchandise sales 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. “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.” #PaddyPallin #ExperienceIsEverything #TNFSpeakerSeries Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.