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Annual Holiday Dinner—December 4, 2011

Posted on: November 3rd, 2011 by Southwest Section

Please make plans to join us!

The Southwest Section of The American Alpine Club

Annual Section Dinner
December 4, 2011 6:00 p.m.
Taix French Restaurant
1911 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 484-1265

Appetizers and a no host bar will be available at 6:00 with dinner starting at 6:30 followed by the presentation. Dinner includes baguette, soup, salad, rice or potatoes, an entree choice, sherbert, and tea or coffee. Your choices for entree are Portabella Mushroom Risotto, Chicken Cordon Bleu, or Short Ribs Provencal.

Please RSVP with your dinner choice to James Pinter-Lucke by November 25, 2011 at [email protected].

Please mail your check, made out to The American Alpine Club, to:
James Pinter-Lucke
457 Blaisdell Dr
Claremont, CA 91711

An evening with
Jim Donini

Jim is the author of a long history of cutting edge climbs around the world, especially in the Himalaya, Alaska and Patagonia. He is a past President of the AAC, from 2006 to 2009 and is a 1999 recipient of the AAC’s Robert and Miriam Underhill Award.
In recent years he spends the winters at his house in Patagonia where he continues to explore and climb new routes in the mountains around his home.

1976 Torre Egger, Patagonia. First ascent with John Bragg and Jay Wilson
1978 North Ridge of Latok 1, Karakorum , Pakistan.
Visionary climb with Michael Kennedy, Jeff Lowe and George Lowe.
1991 Cobra Pillar, Mt. Barrille, Alaska with Jack Tackle.
1991 Viper Ridge, Mt. Foraker, Alaska with Jack Tackle.
2000 Lightning Spur, Thunder Mountain with John Bragg.