When: Wed., June 7, 7:30-9 p.m. 2017
World-class alpinist Steve Swenson shares stories and images from his newly released book Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict (Mountaineers Books) which details his nearly four decades of climbing in the Karakoram Range that spans Pakistan, India, and China. Through a 45-minute multimedia presentation, Steve explores the nature of high altitude, alpine climbing, the complexities of mounting remote expeditions, the geo political workings of the contested area, as well as his passion for the cultural communities in this region of the world. Pre-event reception at 7 pm. Steve's presentation will be followed by a Q&A and author book signing.