2008 New Paltz Climbing Film Festival

By Tom Widing ,


The pre-show at the 2007 New Paltz Climbing Film Festival. Photo by Luke Laeser.

The 10th Annual New Paltz Climbing Film Festival will be the keystone of a number of climbing events to be held throughout the weekend:Friday, October 10 Climbers Reception and Slide Show ~ Mohonk Preserve, Visitor Center. The Preserve will host a reception at 7 PM and at 8 PM there will be a slide show: Alaska, “Dude Where’s My Horizontal” by two Gunks climbers, Rob Mecus and Jung Taek Yoon. They describe a recent trip in which they managed to both climb the Moose’s Tooth in Alaska, and drink some beer... There is no chargeSaturday, October 11 Safe Climbing Clinics: Local guide services will present a series of Safe Climbing Clinics. Space is extremely limited, sign-up in person at Rock & Snow after October 2, 44 Main Street, New Paltz; 845.255.1311 For additional information, directions, parking, hours etc. visit: www.chestnutmtnproductions.com. After the Film Festival join friends and meet new ones at Bacchus, the Official Base Camp of the New Paltz Climbing Film Festival Tickets are available from Rock & Snow, 44 Main Street, New Paltz, 845.255.1311, Hours: M-Fri, 9-6; Sat, 8-8; Sun, 8-7 or online at www.rockandsnow.com Tickets, if still available, may be purchased at the Lecture Center, after 6:30 PM, October 11. Buy in advance and save. Group tickets are also available, contact chmtnp@aol.com There are 300 less seats in the Lecture Center than Studley, don’t be disappointed, buy your tix in advance The 10th Annual New Paltz Climbing Film Festival T-shirts (100% cotton) are available at Rock & Snow and at the Film Festival. Wear a New Paltz Climbing Shirt, 1st thru 9th year, to the Film Festival on October 11 and win a chance for a great prize. The older the Climbing Festival T shirt, the better your chances. Upcoming 2008 Chestnut Mountain Production events

  • 1st Annual Adirondack Climbing Film Festival, Lake Placid, NY; Sat. October 4

  • 10th Annual New Paltz Climbing Film Festival, Saturday, October 11

  • Reel Rock Tour, Baltimore, Loyola College; Friday, Oct 16

  • Warren Miller's Children of Winter, Symphony Space; New York City, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2 shows

  • Warren Miller's Children of Winter, Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia, Sat. Nov 15, 2 shows

For more information, visit our web site at www.chestnutmtnproductions.com or e-mail chmtnp@aol.com

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