Olympia Adventure Speakers Committee

Olympia Adventure Speakers Committee

Meet the Mountaineers, Potluck and Adventure Speaker Series meets the first Wednesday of the Month, September to May (excluding November), Doors open at 5:30 pm, potluck dinner starts promptly at 6:00PM. You can grab a hot drink, check out our Mountaineer library, audiovisual presentation , or pick up membership, activities and class information. Branch announcements are at 6:45 and our outstanding Adventure Speaker Series starts promptly at 7pm. Location: Friends Meeting House at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Road. Olympia Come early, attend all four activities or arrive no later then 6:45 for the Speaker No meetings in the summer months, June, July, or August. For more information, contact Carolyn Burreson



May 2, 2018: Steve Swenson, Karakoram
Join world-class alpinist Steve Swenson as he shares stories and images from his book Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict (Mountaineers Books) which details his nearly 4 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 fraught region, as well as his passion for the cultural communities in this area of the world.

  • All Presentations are followed by a Q&A and author book signing.