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GREAT NORTH FACES OF THE ALPS
Time: Saturday 6pm Venue: Killarney Plaza Hotel
EIGER, MATTERHORN, GRANDES JORASSES, DRU, PIZ BADILE, CIMA GRANDE
Dermot Somers and his good friends – Dawson Stelfox, and Tom Curtis, show off their craggy profiles and give first-hand accounts of adventurous ascents and entertaining tales of climbing the 6 great Alpine North Faces. A relaxed, inspiring and hugely enjoyable evening with some of most accomplished Irish Alpinists ever to grace these shores!
An evening most definitely not to be missed!!!
Born in Roscommon, Dermot is a writer, broadcaster, public-speaker and mountaineer. He has presented many Travel and Adventure programmes for TG4 and RTÉ, including a series on great nomadic journeys of the world. The series has taken him to Siberia, the Sahara, Iran, and Nepal. His fiction, history, and travel-writing have been published in English and in Irish, winning awards in both languages. As a lifetime climber and mountaineer he has travelled extensively throughout the world, with a particular interest in the European Alps and the Himalayas and was a member of the first Irish Everest Expedition in 1993.