First Tuesday February Arctic Double Header
Photo by Paul Souders

First Tuesday February Arctic Double Header

  • Thursday, February 7th
    @ The Winthrop Ice Rink Meeting Room. Doors open at 6:30pm, presentation from 7-8pm
  • Mary Gallagher of the Alaska Wilderness League and Susan Ballinger Conservation Fellow at the Chelan Douglas Land Trust will share their photos and experiences traveling through the Alaska's Arctic Coastal Plain and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Friday, February 8th
    @ The Winthrop Barn. Doors open at 6:30pm, presentation from 7-8pm
  • Join Seattle based writer of “Arctic Solitaire” and award winning photographer Paul Souders as he showcases his amazing photos and tells his incredible tales from a three year quest to photograph polar bears in their Canadian arctic home. Mountaineers Books writes, "A hilarious and evocative misadventure, Arctic Solitaire shares Paul Souders exploits across four summers, thousands of miles of a vast inland sea, and the unpredictable Arctic wilderness-and also offers an insightful look at what compels a person to embark on adventure. The accompanying images of the landscape, people, and wildlife of the remote Hudson Basy region are, in a word, stunning."
Arnot Lead

February Special Feature! Melissa Arnot the Athlete, Advocate, and Adventurer
Tuesday, February 26th, @ The Winthrop Barn. Doors open at 6:30pm, presentation from 7-8pm

Winthrop-based professional mountaineer Melissa Arnot will share stories from her adventures and advocacy in Washington, Nepal, and beyond! Melissa is the first American woman to successfully summit and descend Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen and has climbed the world’s highest peak six times. Known as a determined, hard-working and enthusiastic teacher, Melissa has devoted her life to learning from the mountains and sharing that knowledge with others. This should be an amazing talk by a truly inspirational human being. You won’t want to miss it!

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