Can Geo Talks 2017: Hobnails & Hemp Rope
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017
Can Geo Talks presents a film and talk about the Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb Project, a 2016 climbing expedition that recreated the Alpine Club Of Canada's 1916 conquest of the summit – using only equipment and gear that would have been available in 1916. A photo exhibit will whet your appetite for the images in the 25-minute film, and Members of the Centennial Climb will be on hand to discuss the project after the screening.
Sir David Attenborough awarded Gold Medal by RCGS
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017
It was a night none of the 150+ people gathered at Canada House in central London, U.K. — or watching the live stream from Canada — will soon forget. Broadcasting legend Sir David Attenborough was presented with the Gold Medal, one of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society's highest honours, in recognition of his lifelong contributions to advancing public awareness of the natural world, then participated in a Q&A session with fellow BBC presenter ...