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Steve Swenson – “Karakoram Climbing through the Kashmir conflict”
At Outside Café, Hathersage
Steve is a past President of the American Alpine Club and extremely accomplished Alpinist. He has a new book out about the Karakoram. This lecture will highlight his adventures and the political conflict that engulfs this area of the world.