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Climbing Slideshow at Arc’teryx in Toronto March 16

On March 16, Gripped editors David Smart and Brandon Pullan will be giving a presentation at Arct’eryx’s Queen Street location.

Traversing the Tent ArĂȘte on the Cassin Ridge of Denali, Alaska, 1982. Photo Kevin Doyle

Pullan will be telling stories and showing photos from his book The Book and Cold, which is about the 25 most epic alpine climbs in the Canadian Rockies and published by Rocky Mountain Books.

He will also be reading a short story by Marc-Andre Leclerc from the book. Leclerc recently passed away while on an alpine route in Alaska with Ryan Johnson.

The event is also a book launch for Smart’s new book Cinema Vertigo published by Imaginary Mountain Surveyors, which he’ll be reading from.

Plus Smart will be showing old footage from the 1943 film the book is based on. and reading from his highly acclaimed A Youth Wasted Climbing, published by Rocky Mountain Books.

The Bold and Cold won the Jury Award at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival in 2016 and the bronze at the Pubwest Design Awards in 2017.

March 16 at 7 p.m. at Arc’teryx Queen St.

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