Booze & Banter: Remembering Ueli Steck

Town Talk

Smuggler's Brew Pub

The world lost one of its greatest alpinists when Ueli Steck fell to his death on 25,791-foot Nuptse on March 30, 2017. The 40 year old, who was featured in past Mountainfilm documentaries Swiss Machine and High Tension, was training for a route up Everest when the tragedy took place. Fellow climbers Conrad Anker and Mike Libecki, along with film director Zac Barr, will talk about Steck’s career and legacy, as well as their perspectives on how top-flight alpinists deal with risk.

In Person:
  • Conrad Anker
  • Mike Libecki
  • Zachary Barr
  • Booze & Banter: The Ultimate Dirtbag Climber

    Town Talk

    Black Iron at Madeline Hotel

    Film subject Fred Beckey (Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey) is a pioneer of climbing who’s put up countless first ascents in the 80 years he’s been at it. He also epitomizes the archetype of dirtbag climber. Host Timmy O’Neill will talk with Beckey and Dirtbag director Dave O’Leske about Beckey’s lifelong obsession and many achievements on rock.

    In Person:
  • Fred Beckey
  • Timmy O’Neill
  • Dave O'Leske
  • Cerveza Y Conversacion

    Town Talk

    Join film subject and activist Dolores Huerta on the La Cocina Patio for a discussion about the past, present and future of farm workers' rights.

    In Person:
  • Dolores Huerta