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Tickets still available to Mountaineer’s Soirée

Climbing legend Peter Croft makes slideshow presentation


What: 6 th Annual Mountaineer’s Soiree presents Peter Croft

Where: Myrtle Philip school

When: Saturday, Nov. 27, 6 p.m.

Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

Tickets are still available to the sixth annual Mountaineer’s Soiree, a fundraiser for the Brian Ebert Memorial Fund, a scholarship program for aspiring mountain guides, and the Provincial Emergency Program’s (PEP’s) mountain rescue training programs for Search and Rescue volunteers.

There will be a beer garden and silent auction with more than $20,000 in prizes, including heliskiing trips, outdoor gear, art, restaurant and hotel packages and more.

The featured event of the evening is a slideshow by Peter Croft, a Canadian climbing legend who is known for making dramatic firsts and link-ups on some of the world’s most notorious walls – many of them solo. Locally Croft is revered for making some challenging first ascents on the Stawamus Chief in Squamish.

Tickets are $10 in advance at Escape Route in Whistler or Valhalla Pure or Climb On in Squamish, and $12 at the door. The event gets underway at 6 p.m.