Phoksundo Lake, Upper Dolpo, Nepal -  Photo: Bill Quinlan On the way to Everest Base Camp -  Photo: Clancy Ivanac Salkantay Pass, Peru -  Photo: Mark Tipple A young Mongolian boy herds Bactrian camels -  Photo: Cam Cope Hiking along the edge of Karakol Lake, on the Chinese side of the Karakoram Highway. -  Photo: Jarryd Salem Chilling out on Phewa Lake, Pokhara -  Photo: Timothy Starkey Wildlife viewing in Chobe -  Photo: Peter Walton Rolling hills in the heart of the Namib Desert -  Photo: Peter Walton

'My Mountain Life' with Simon Yates

Milton Keynes

Thu, 28 Nov 2019
7:30 PM
Cotswold Outdoor - Milton Keynes
Eldergate, The Portway
Milton Keynes England MK9 1EN
per ticket
Mountaineer Simon Yates shares the drama, excitement and beauty of modern lightweight alpinism. Told with wit, dry humour and lavishly illustrated with images and video collected on his great climbs.  Come along and witness Simon Yates’ tireless journey from the Siula Grande in Peru to some of the remotest destinations on the planet and to his upcoming expedition to summit Triple Peaks of Bolivia

Why attend? 
  • •  Unique opportunity to join an illustrated presentation by mountaineer Simon Yates
  • •  Talk to the World Expeditions team about worldwide mountaineering expeditions
  • •  Get tailored advice from the Cotswold Outdoor team
  • •  Quiz Simon first-hand about his upcoming expedition in Bolivia & the Bhutan Snowman Trek 
  • •  Purchase a signed copy of one of his books
  • •  All proceeds from tonight’s ticket sales will be donated to support schools in Bolivia's High Andes through IRIS (Improve Rural Isolated Schools)

About Simon Yates
On the remote Siula Grande in Peru in June 1985, mountaineer Simon Yates found himself in a desperately unenviable position. He was slowly being pulled off the mountain face by his injured partner, Joe Simpson, dangling on the rope 50m below. His decision to cut the rope saved both their lives in the epic of survival that followed. With the publication of the book ‘Touching the Void’ and the later film, both men became household names.
It was an experience that could put many off the sport of mountaineering – but not Simon. Over 30 years later he is still an active exploratory climber and guide making several expeditions to the mountains each year. From the Arctic to the Antarctic, Alaska to Central Asia there is hardly a significant range he has not visited.

About IRIS
The activities of IRIS aim to help Improve Rural Isolated Schools in the Bolivian countryside. The charity can operate due to funding coming from the World Expeditions partner in Bolivia and donations from travellers as well as other third parties.
Schools that are in a critical status to get to education information, are selected in order to build a fully equipped library, to allow the children an access to information. Projects involve the creation of a physical building that is supplied with furniture, solar energy, computers and books. 

About Cotswold Outdoor Milton Keynes Store
Centrally located just a short 3 minute walk from Milton Keynes Rail Station, the staff at the Cotswold Outdoor Milton Keynes store love the outdoors as much as you do. You can trust them to help you get the kit you need for whatever outdoor adventures you’re planning. Free in-store services include boot and rucksack fittings where expertly trained staff will make simple adjustments so you have maximum comfort and support.
Find an extensive range of outdoor clothing and equipment in store from leading brands including The North Face, Craghoppers, Rab and Ayacucho, alongside a whole host of other superb outdoor gear for your next adventure.

About World Expeditions 
World Expeditions are trekking and adventure travel holiday specialists. Pioneering sustainable small group trekking and adventure travel holidays to every continent on earth since 1975.
There is a small group adventure tour to suit nearly every age or fitness level. From awe-inspiring trekking holidays in the Himalaya to cycling adventures in Asia; expedition Antarctic cruises or a cultural adventure touring odyssey along the Silk Road; family adventures, wildlife safaris, mountaineering expeditions - we offer over 500 high quality, well thought out trekking & adventure travel tours.
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Thu, 28 Nov 2019 at 7:30 PM
Cotswold Outdoor - Milton Keynes
Eldergate, The Portway
Milton Keynes England MK9 1EN

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