Everest & the Himalayas
Free Lecture & Slide Show
November 29, 2012
from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
|Where||Nederland Library Community Room|
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Join mountaineer Tom Masterson as he shares his experiences climbing Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam & others, discovering Buddhist & Sherpa cultures, trekking & exploring in Nepal & Tibet.
Rescuing a Sherpa at 28,000 feet on Everest, solo climbs of Lhotse, Ama Dablam and many trekking peaks, Chinese influences in Tibet, Maoist endeavors in Nepal, traditional Sherpa & Buddhist Cultures, effects of Tourism on the Nepalese hinterland, and volunteer efforts for Sherpas.