Here is the first announcement.
LEGENDARY MOUNTAINEERS JIM WHITTAKER AND ED VIESTURS SPEAK AT MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR IN DENVER
WHO: Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent Guides and Legendary Mountaineers– Peter Whittaker, Dave Hahn, Seth Waterfall, Chad Peele and Jim Whittaker speak on Mountaineering at MountainFilm On Tour in Denver
WHAT: MountainFilm on Tour Presents the following films:
The Red Helmet
Tyler Young 6 Minutes
In a dark and drab world, a fearful young child discovers a bright red helmet that transforms everything.
History Making Farming Author on the Move
Matt Morris 7 minutes
Vern Switzer is an idiosyncratic character: A black farmer in Rural Hall, North Carolina, his passion for growing watermelon found new meaning when God directed him to write children's books. Now this "farming author on the move" brings his message of sustainable farming and character building to schools across the country.
The Great Hopkins Rescue
Tyler Young 9 minutes
As climber Gregory Crouch guides up Wyoming's Devils Tower, he recounts the famous 1941 rescue of the parachutist who landed on top. With fascinating archival footage of the actual rescue, this short documentary will have you climbing in the handholds and footholds of history.
Presence: 40 Days in Greenland
Masaki Sekiguchi 15 minutes
This is a record of what we have done and what we have found while spending 40 days in west coastline of Greenland.
Tickets are $10 and available at the door.
WHEN: October 23, 2009 at 7pm
WHERE: American Alpine Club Thtr.
710 10th Street
Here is the second.
We are running a story that you might be able to use about Champion And Duofold Apparel Brands Launching a Mount Everest Expedition
Here is a description of the story
Hanesbrands Inc. announced today that its Champion and Duofold apparel brands are going to the top of the world, leading a Mount Everest expedition to drive brand awareness and showcase the company’s research and development innovation and textile science leadership.
And here is a link to the video
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I agree that granite can be very hard to climb, especially when compared to sandstone such as on Flagstaff Mountain or plastic such as on my home wall or CATS. I was actually hoping to join the Hanesbrands Everest expedition but no follow-up invitations (or packages of fresh underpants) arrived and so I am still stuck at home staring my laptop trying to make sense of it all.