Join us at Walking Mountains Science Center on June 26th at 6:30pm for an exciting event! Colorado Fourteeners Initiative kicks off its 2012 field season protecting summit hiking trails on Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks with an evening program and book signing featuring award-winning author Mark Obmascik at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26 at the Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, Colo. The event also features a video presentation of CFI’s extensive trail reconstruction work on Mount of the Holy Cross, which began in 2010 and will conclude this fall.
Mark Obmascik is the bestselling author of Halfway to Heaven: My White-knuckled — and Knuckleheaded — Quest for the Rocky Mountain High, winner of the 2009 National Outdoor Book Award for Outdoor Literature, and The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession, which received five Best of 2004 citations by major media. The Big Year movie, based on Obmascik’s book and starring Jack Black, Steve Martin and Owen Wilson, was released in 2011. Obmascik was lead writer for the Denver Post team that won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize, and winner of the 2003 National Press Club award for environmental journalism.
What: Colorado 14ers Initiative Season Kickoff Event
When: July 26th, 2012
Time: 6:30pm Reception, 7:00pm Event
Where: Walking Mountains Science Center
CFI’s kickoff event is FREE. However, attendees are asked to respond in advance by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Walking Mountains Science Center is located at 318 Walking Mountains Lane. Driving directions can be found here.
Please visit the Colorado Fourteeners website for more information about this event!