Come listen to Lisa Thompson, the second American woman to summit K2, as she talks about her book, Finding Elevation. More than a climbing memoir, Finding Elevation is a deeply personal examination of motivation and the human spirit. It is a story of what can happen when we finally stop letting others define our limits and instead trust that we are capable of more. In this inspiring book, Thompson reaches beyond the mountain to tell a story of heartbreak, resilience, and the discovery that we are responsible for defining our own boundaries, finding our own... Learn more.
Join Katie Geraci from Walking Mountains Science Center for an hour of collaboration, imagination, and creation! To have a better future, we must first imagine it. Climate change stories about the future are often apocalyptic and defeatist. If this is all we can imagine, this is all that will happen. While we are not making light of climate change, this is an invitation to practice hope in community with other writers. You’ll draw on your personal experiences and the issues you care about to begin crafting your story.
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Join us for the next meeting of the Read With Pride Book Club in partnership with Mountain Pride! The book club will meet on April 26th at 5:15pm, to discuss the concept of "Queer Ancestry" with a focus on Jenn Shapland's memoir, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers. Then at 6:00pm, Jenn Shapland will Zoom into the book club for a Q&A session, so come with questions in mind! Everyone is welcome, even if you haven't finished the book yet; there will be plenty to discuss, and plenty of snacks!
How do you tell the real story of someone misremembered—an icon and idol—... Learn more.
Learn from Western Colorado University research professor and geomorphologist, Amy Ellwin, as she speaks her book, Geology Underfoot on Colorado's Western Slope. The book is about the active and sometimes enigmatic landscape west of the Continental Divide, and even features the geology of four giants of the national park system: Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado National Monument, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, and Dinosaur National Monument. Fossil collectors, rockhounds, hot potters, and coal miners alike need this guide book!
The tenth book in the Geology... Learn more.