Lectures and Social Events

Date Title Organiser Status Description
6 Sep 2017 Cumbria Lecture (Staveley): Skiing in the Land of the Ice Bear: Ski Touring in Svalbard and Greenland. Ali Bramall Completed Phil Wickens will be talking and showing fabulous photos of his adventures and tours in the North.
20 Sep 2017 Peaks Lecture (The Maynard, Grindleford): Members' Evening Max Huxham Completed There will be a slide show evening with local members showing slides of their own ski tours, held at the Maynard Hotel, Grindleford, (http://www.themaynard.co.uk/) from 7-9.30pm with good food and drink available. All welcome.
4 Oct 2017 Cumbria Lecture (Staveley): At the crossroads - tours in Armenia and Georgia Ali Bramall Completed Mike Spencer will be showing his photos from two tours in these little visited areas.
11 Oct 2017 Peaks Lecture (The Maynard, Grindleford): India Max Huxham Completed Presentations from Steve Wright and John Barnard about ski-mountaineering and ski-touring in the Indian Himalaya.
25 Oct 2017 London Dinner Tom Stephenson Completed Before you dust off your skis for the coming season, why not come and join fellow Eagles and guests for a convivial social evening, catch up with friends, discuss skiing plans, recall past trips, and enjoy a tasty 3-course meal with drinks in central London.
1 Nov 2017 Cumbria Lecture (Staveley) - David Hamilton's Austria Transalp part 3 Ali Bramall Completed This is the third leg of a multi-year project to travel from the Mediterranean to Vienna by ski.
2 Nov 2017 Peaks Lecture (Plough Inn, Hathersage): David Hamilton's Austria Transalp Part 3 Max Huxham Completed David Hamilton will talk about the third leg of his traverse of the Alps on ski, covering the Engadine to Austria.
7 Nov 2017 Bristol Lecture (Nova Scotia Hotel): The Alaska Factor - Ski Adventures on Mt Sanford, Alaska Dave Wynne-Jones Cancelled Susie Amann has unfortunately had to cancel.
14 Nov 2017 Tuesday 14 November 2017 at Redpoint Climbing Centre, Bristol: Steve Swenson – “Karakorum Climbing through the Kashmir Conflict” Steve is a past President of the American Alpine Club Dave Wynne-Jones Available Steve has a wealth of climbing experience in the area and his phtos may well suggest ski-mountaineering objectives to those looking towards a future expedition.
15 Nov 2017 Peaks Lecture (Plough Inn, Hathersage): Simon Christy: Baffin Island Max Huxham Available Simon Christy will talk about his recent ski exploits on Baffin Island.
21 Nov 2017 Bristol Lecture at the Nova Scotia: Mateo Cabello – “Of Mountains and Men” Dave Wynne-Jones Available Mateo will tell the story behind his book Of Mountains and Men.
29 Nov 2017 Cumbria Lecture - The Great Divide Traverse by Steve Wright Ali Bramall Available This is an account of the unlikely but beautiful Great Divide Ski Traverse across the Canadian Rockies, first skied in 1967 and still a major wilderness adventure.
4 Dec 2017 Peaks Lecture (Plough Inn, Hathersage): Cathy O'Dowd Max Huxham Available Skiing in the Pyrenees
19 Dec 2017 Bristol lecture at the Nova Scotia: Paul Ramsden – “A Tale of Four Axes (A journey from Pudsey to Tibet over thirty years)” Dave Wynne-Jones Available Paul’s lecture will cover all four of his Piolet d’Or awards for outstanding alpine mountaineering achievements.
16 Jan 2018 Bristol lecture at the Nova Scotia: Dave Wynne-Jones – “Ski Mountaineering in the Caucusus” Dave Wynne-Jones Available Dave will present some of the possibilities of skiing in the Caucasus gained from his experiences on four visits to both Russia and Georgia.