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Science on Screen: Meru

Science on Screen talk: How to Survive Extreme Mountain Climbing with Charles Kirkland III
Tickets: $7.50 ($5.50, RFC members)

The Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru in the Himalayas is the ultimate prize in mountain climbing. Three friends set out to tackle the Fin in 2008 and failed. In 2011, the siren of the Shark’s Fin called again, and this time they took a camera crew with them. Charles Kirkland III, wilderness first responder with Remote 1st Response, will give a prescreening talk with tips for how to survive your next hike in the Himalayas. Documentary, 87 min., R.