The Chateau

955 Fairway Blvd., Incline Village, NV 89451

(See map below)

Guest Speaker:  Ed Viesturs is considered this country’s foremost high-altitude mountaineer. Viesturs has summited all of the world’s fourteen 8000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen, the only American to do so, an 18-year project he christened Endeavor 8000. The author of four gripping books, Viesturs was the key figure in the 1996 IMAX Everest Expedition documentary, stood atop of Everest 7 times, and, with his ascent of Annapurna, was National Geographic’s 2005 Adventurer of the Year. Viesturs is also the recipient of the Explorer Club’s Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding achievement in the field of mountaineering. In winning the award, he joined an elite group of climbers including Sir Edmund Hillary.

Summary of Talk:  Viesturs will discuss his life as a climber and his goal to climb the world’s fourteen 8000-meter peaks without oxygen. This inspirational goal took him 18 years to accomplish and required perseverance, patience, team- work, leadership, risk management and incredible passion. 

Event Schedule:

3:30 - 5:00 pm:  Exclusive cocktail party and intimate gathering with Ed Viesturs at an Incline Village home.

(VIP ticket required)

5:15 pm:  Chateau doors open for light snacks and preview of auction and raffle items.

6:00 - 8:00 pm:  Introductions and Talk.

8:00 - 10:00 pm:  Private dinner party at an Incline Village home. (VIP ticket required)

Silent Auction & Raffle:

Don’t miss this year’s travel raffle and silent auction with some great items:  Trip for 2 to Nepal,
5-days at Hacienda Cusin in Ecuador, flight vouchers, ethnic jewelry and textiles,
high performance outdoor clothing, ski ticket package, hotels stays, and much more!

Ticket Prices:

$30 pp for Guests who RSVP by June 10th (Talk only)

$35 pp after June 10th and for walk-in guests (Day of event tickets available at the door)

$150 pp for VIP Cocktail Guests (Includes cocktail party, reserved seating at talk)

$350 pp for VIP Dinner Guests (Includes cocktail party, reserved seating at talk, private dinner).
RSVP for VIP cocktails and dinner by June 10th

RSVP by June 10th or purchase tickets at the door:

Jen Kamen  •  •  775 832-5454  •  800 670-6984

Make checks payable to:

READ Global   •  C/O Myths and Mountains  •  976 Tee Court, Incline Village, NV 89451