BENEFIT FOR NEPAL EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS presented by CLIMB ON NEPAL
Wednesday July 15, 2015 | 6:30pm | The Wythe Hotel
Climb On Nepal will be hosting a photo exhibit & auction to help raise aid to Nepal earthquake victims! The climbing community of New York has partnered with charity organization Waves for Water to honor the highest Mountain range in the world, the Himalayas, and provide aid to the earthquake victims in the region.
The exhibit and auction will feature limited edition prints of the most kickass mountain atheletes of the world. Live music by Home for Wayward Drummers will start at 9:30pm.
For tickets, visit climbonnepal.com: $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door.
About Climb On Nepal: As climbers, we will always have a connection to Nepal. It is grounded in our history as a proving ground and playground for the legends of our sport. When Nepal is in need, we are compelled to showcase our love and support for the mountains by coming to the aid of the Nepali people. We created Climb on Nepal as a vehicle for charitable donation and to bring the worldwide climbing community together.
JIMMY CHIN is one of the most sought after and recognized adventure sports photographers and filmmakers in the world. Jimmy is an award-winning National Geographic photographer, sponsored climber and skier for the North Face, and is one of the few people to climb and ski Mount Everest from the summit.
COREY RICH, is one of the most recognized adventure and outdoor lifestyle visual storytellers. He has traveled the world on assignment for many of the best brands in the industry. His editorial work includes assignments for National Geographic Adventure, Outside, Sports Illustrated and The New York Times Magazine. Many will recognize Corey’s photos capturing the wonderful Dawn Wall ascent by climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson.
COLIN HALEY, is one of the world’s leading alpine mountain climbers today, well-known for his cutting-edge ascents in Patagonia, Alaska, and all over the world. Colin is climbing ambassador sponsored by Patagonia, Petzl, and La Sportiva.
JOE FITSCHEN, a legend from the golden days of American rock-climbing, who along with Royal Robbins, Chuck Pratt, and Tom Frost, were the first team to scale the classic Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, California in a single, continuous push. This visionary ascent in 1960 broke the boundaries of the siege-style tactics used on mountains of that day. Prints from that trip will be available at the exhibit for silent auction.
Complete list of artists: Jimmy Chin, Corey Rich, Colin Haley, Joe Fitschen, David Clifford, Chris Vultaggio, Christian Fracchia, Ben Carlson, Chris Kalman, Doug Kofsky, Jay Kolsch, Daniel Kokoszka, Brittany Myers, Stephen Gross, Lindsay D’Addato, Casey Hyde, Van Vu, Don Vu
Other sponsors include: Revo, Patagonia, AFAR Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Whalebone Magazine, Mohonk Preserve, Brooklyn Boulders, The Cliffs Climbing Gym, Gunks Climbing Coalition, Torne Valley Climbers’ Coalition, Brooklyn Soda Works, Singlecut Beersmiths, Summers Juice & Coffee, Gristmill Distillers, Main Drag Music