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Compston CornerAmbleside Cumbria LA22 9DS

Tickets Now On Sale for Montane Guest Lecture

   Words by tcsh

   on 23/07/2010 10:18:54

Amb Outdoor Fest-logo As part of the Ambleside Outdoor Festival 2010, The Climbers Shop and Montane are hosting a special talk/lecture from three guest speakers on Saturday 18th September. Sponsored by Montane, one the country’s leading outdoor clothing brands, the evening will be composed of three thrilling and truly inspiring talks from sterling outdoor athletes who have more than a few tales to tell!

Marc Laithwaite, organiser of the Montane Lakeland 100, Marc Laithwaite is a Sports scientist as the Endurance Coach, a seasoned Triathlete, and writer for numerous UK publications. Marc will share stories of what such an endurance challenge it is both for the participants and the organisers!  
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Ian Almond, active local Alpinist (and ex-Climbers Shop employee), Ian will recount his 4 week expedition to Patagonia, climbing on Ag Guillaumet, Ag Poincenot, Ag Mermoz and Fitzroy.

Paul Errington will recount tales from the three toughest Mountain Bike races in the World, the Yak Attack, the highest mountain bike race on earth in Nepal. 400km, over 9000m of ascent reaching as high as 5146m, the Simpson Desert Race, a 590km race in the heart of Australia affectionately named ‘Satan’s Velodrome’, and The Arrowhead, a 135 mile winter ultra marathon where temperatures drop as low as -29 C.

Tickets are now on sale at The Climbers Shop, in Ambleside, and on our website here
Also take a look at our full line up or head to the Ambleside Outdoor Festival website for more info on other events.

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