Joining Worlds

11/30/12: Climbing Towards Sustainability

Patrick Gilfether in the Chronicle

Patrick spent the summer of 2012 in Yangshuo, China researching the development of the local tourism industry surrounding rock climbing and climbing himself.

Come hear him talk about the culture, conservation, and commerce surrounding rock climbing and outdoor sports in China.

Where: Philips Gym, room 212 (the classroom at the top of the staircase)

When: Friday 11/30.

Presentation at 7:30 p.m.
Open Climbing at the Rock Wall (located in Philip’s Gym) 8 pm – 9:30

Patrick will talk about:

-Visit to the Black Diamond factory, Zhuhai China
– Working with a guiding company in China
-Accidentally becoming the mayor’s guests of honor in a growing Chinese tourist destination
-a Chinese Climbing festival
…and more!

Invite your friends! Chinese snacks will be provided!