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Winter Slide Series at Buenos Grill
Wednesday Evenings 7:00pm
All events are free, nightly raffle
January 15, Jeff Lock
“Sierra Rambles: Kearsarge Food Drop” Jeff takes you on an inspirational 6 day journey in light and landscape in Kings Canyon National Park., Jeff will also showcase his images from 2013. Proceeds: Sierra Avalanche Center
“Following the nose – the adventures of working dogs”
This slide show will highlight the contribution of dogs to saving people’s lives and to wildlife conservation. Follow the adventures of search and rescue dog teams in the backcountry, deployed to locate those in need when the adventure turns awry. Dogs are helping to learn more about threatened and endangered species on land and sea. Proceeds: Wilderness Finders Search Dog Teams
January 29, Charles Albright
“Paddling with Todo Slushead” Join Reno based kayaker Charles Albright covering his 40 plus years of being a paddler. The early days and racing in Europe. A life spent chasing liquid fun. Proceeds: American Whitewater.
February 5, Paul Sebesta
“Chasing Light and History in the Sagebrush Ocean” Join writer, historian, and photographer, Paul Sebesta, as he travels from
corner to corner of the Silver State in one night as he recalls his six-year journey to personally visit all 271 Nevada State Historical Markers. Join Paul for an intimate view of the most fascinating state in America through his professional photography, "close encounters," eerie ghost towns, and the weird and wonderful characters he meets along the way.
Proceeds: Friends of Nevada Wilderness
February 12, Dave Nettle
Tucked away in the remote northeast corner of Canada near Greenland, Baffin Island is home to native Inuit, polar bears, dramatic scenery and some of the biggest granite walls on earth. Join Dave Nettle for some images, stories and laughs from his trip this past summer to Auyuittuq National Park on Baffin Island with Tahoe local Reuben Shelton. The presentation will highlight their ascent of the spectacular 3,000 foot Scott-Hennek route on Mount Asgard and a new route they established on the sweeping southeast ridge of Mount Loki. Proceeds: Traner Middle School
February 19, Mark Vollmer
“Photography Routes up Nevada Peaks”
From the Black Rock Desert to the Las Vegas area, and from Mt. Rose to the East Humboldt Range near Wells, photographer Mark Vollmer has climbed almost 200 Nevada peaks, bringing back evocative images of his experiences. Using a sampling of his photos from past climbs, his slide show will illustrate how to create memorable photographs of your own whether you summit via trail or off-trail scrambling. Proceeds: Great Basin Outdoor School
February 26, Anthony Frabbiele
Who in their right mind puts themselves through 15 days of hauling 7 pounds of camera gear up a 20,000 foot mountain? Reno based mountaineer/photographer Anthony Frabbiele will inspire you to set and achieve your goals through stories and photographs from the highest mountain in North America. Experience the climb as Anthony shows you everything from the intense training and planning leading up to the climb to the flight on the ski-equipped plane, across heavily crevassed glaciers and narrow ridges all the way to the summit of North America. Proceeds: Washoe County Sheriff’s Hasty Team
March 5, Sam Roberts
“Namibia and Botswana: On Safari in Africa”
In November 2013 professional photographer Sam Roberts and his wife spent 3 weeks visiting 6 different Safari camps in Namibia and Botswana. In addition to the incredible variety of wildlife, Sam also photographed a landscape that ranged from the wetlands of Botswana’s Okavango Delta to the towering sand dunes of Soussusvlei in the Namibian desert. A visit was also made to a village of the Himba- one of the few remaining nomadic peoples of Africa. Sam’s presentation will include images from those experiences, as well as tips for anyone considering a safari to Africa. Proceeds: Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center