The Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest; Author Event with Broughton Coburn

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Run Time: 60 min.

The Vast Unknown is a harrowing, character-driven account of the first American expedition to Mt. Everest in the spring of 1963 and its legendary team of inspiring and troubled climbers who suffered injuries, a near mutiny and a death on the journey. Now out of print — Limited books available.

Author Broughton Coburn will share stories and a photo slideshow from the book and the legacy of this epic event. Mr. Coburn is also a Nepal conservation expert and avid explorer.

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A, moderated by Don Weeden of The Weeden Foundation.

General Admission $20