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Adrian Ballinger

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January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Available 800 Cost $0


Olympic Village Lodge
1901 Chamonix Pl
Olympic Valley, CA 96146 United States
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K2 no O2:
The One that Should Have Gotten Away

Owner and founder of Alpenglow Expeditions, Adrian Ballinger, details his most recent expedition to K2, the second highest and arguably most treacherous mountain in the world. Requiring incredible technical skill and mental fortitude, Ballinger will discuss how he and his team had to fight extra hard to keep morale up, in order to reach their goal…. all without supplemental oxygen.

Admission for all Winter Speaker Series shows is free of charge and all ages are welcome. Early arrival is encouraged for good seating, we ask that all dogs remain at home. Doors open at 6pm and show starts at 7pm. Raffle tickets and beverages will be available for purchase, with 100% of proceeds benefitting the specified local non-profit. Sierra Nevada Brewery will be on hand with a tasting tent.

Established in 2006, the Alpenglow Sports Winter Speaker Series is a free event designed to motivate, inspire and educate. The Winter Speaker Series is an annual five-part series running from November through February. Each show packs the house with over 600 attendees. Since its inception, the Winter Speaker Series has raised over $300,000 for various non-profit groups within the Lake Tahoe region. While each show is free, Alpenglow Sports raffles off product donated by the sponsors of each athlete and gives 100% of bar proceeds generated at each show to the evening’s associated non-profit.

Raffle & Bar Proceeds Benefit Truckee Donner Land Trust
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