Andy Kirkpatrick: When Hell Freezes Over – 2008 Tour

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Kirkpatrick on the West Face of the Dru, France. Photo courtesy of

Kirkpatrick’s When Hell Freezes Over focuses on his expeditions to Patagonia giving a real insight into what it takes to go on a major expedition, facing 100 mph winds, sub-zero temperatures and the very real possibility of spending a whole week in a snow-hole with Ian Parnell… “Andy Kirkpatrick is a top mountaineer famous for his stand-up shows, best described as a cross between Touching the Void and Peter Kay” —The Guardian

If you’ve not managed to catch Andy on his current When Hell Freezes Over tour around the UK, he will be adding an extra date at the end at Imperial College London South Kensington Campus on December 16th, 2008. “Very funny and not all that politically correct,” as The Highland News put it. “Never has trying not to die on a mountain seemed such a good laugh.”

Kirkpatrick climbing in the Alps. Photo courtesy of
Kirkpatrick winter climbing in Patagonia. Photo courtesy of

When: Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 at 7 pmWhere: G16 in the Sir Alexander Fleming building on the Imperial College South Kensington Campus. For a map please click here. Tickets: The event is being hosted by the ICU Exploration Club. Tickets are £10 for non-members; £7.50 for club-members. To buy tickets online, please click here. You will need to register with the site to buy tickets, but this only takes a minute. Tickets will also be available on the door.

To learn more about Andy Kirkpatrick visit his website: andy-kirkpatrick.comPlease note the talk contains strong language.

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