High Altitude Mountaineering Seminar
October – November 2012
The High Altitude Mountaineering Section of the Denver group will present its 24th annual seminar on high altitude mountaineering this fall. The seminar consists of six sessions on consecutive weeks starting on October 1, 2012, from 6:30 to about 9:00 p.m.
Ever wonder what it takes to climb high glaciated peaks? What would be a good peak to start with? Where do you begin in planning expeditions? For the answers to these questions, and more, come to the HAMS Seminars this fall.
This exciting program is designed for individuals who would like to do some armchair exploration of climbing big peaks, to the mountaineer who would like to increase their knowledge to challenge themselves on peaks 15,000 ft or higher.
You can attend one lecture or the entire series. All of our lectures are presented by experienced mountaineers. There are no per-requisites and all are welcome.
As a reminder, attendance at the entire series is a prerequisite for the High Altitude Mountaineering School.
Cost is $30 for the series or $7 for individual sessions at the door.
All sessions are from 6:30pm-9:00pm. Below are the dates and topics that to be covered:
OCTOBER 1ST (Conference Rooms A & B)
-Introduction to the HAMS program.
-Packing for Mt. Rainier.
-Slide show – Mt. Rainier.
OCTOBER 8TH (Conference Rooms A & B)
-Full evening focusing on health concerns at altitude (altitude sickness, hypothermia, frostbite). Presented by Dr. Skeet Glatterer.
OCTOBER 15TH (Conference Rooms A & B)
-Climbing Performance: training, nutrition and recovery. Presented by Iñigo San Millán, Ph.D., the Excercise Physiology Lab Director at CU.
OCTOBER 22ND (Conference Rooms A & B)
-Planning an expedition.
-Guided vs. self-supported expeditions.
-Denali slide show.
OCTOBER 29TH (Conference Rooms A & B)
-Slide show on 6,000 & 8,000 meter peaks by Phil Powers (Exec Dir of American Alpine Club).
-Expert panel discussion on team dynamics.
NOVEMBER 6TH (Conference Rooms A & B)
-What to expect from and preparation for the HAMS School.
For more information, please contact:
Cindy Bero at email@example.com
To register, you can; sign-up on-line with your credit card; call the CMC office at 303-279-3080; or send your name, address, phone number and check made out to “CMC” to the CMC office. Please note “HAMS Seminar” on your check.
2012 HAMS Seminar Committee Members:
- Cindy Bero
- Steve Hughes
- Debbie Markham
- John Martersteck