ALPENGLOW SPORTS WINTER FILM SERIES #4: Adrian Ballinger’s
“The Global Search for Powder”
Alpenglow Sports is proud to announce the
fourth installment of 2013/14 Winter Film Series with world-famous high altitude ski mountaineer
and Marmot athlete Adrian Ballinger. Ballinger’s February 20th
Olympic Village Lodge will be one of several high profile events during the Alpenglow Mountain
Festival, a two-week celebration of human-powered winter sports.
An annual presenter in Alpenglow’s popular Winter Film Series, Ballinger is well known for
his professional guiding on Himalayan giants Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Cho Oyu.
Additionally, he is one of very few Americans to possess a full international IFMGA guiding certificate
and his professional resume has taken him on mountain adventures in South America, Europe, and
In addition to his professional guiding, Ballinger is also well-known for his amazing high altitude
ski exploits across the globe. On Thursday, January 22nd Ballinger will share his story, “The Global
The year 2013 marked one of Tahoe’s driest winters. While great days and adventures still abounded
in the Sierra, local Tahoe guide and skier Adrian Ballinger chose the path of so many before him – to
The journey took him from the world’s most militarized border between India and Pakistan, to
the flanks of the world’s fourth tallest peak, Lhotse, in Nepal, to the high peaks of Peru’s Cordillera
Blanca. He also traveled into the Himalayan kingdom of Tibet, to attempt to climb and ski the
Turquoise Goddess, Cho Oyu, the world’s sixth tallest peak.
Join Adrian on his 2013 adventure around the world in search of powder turns.
The show is FREE and is designed to motivate, inspire, and educate. Amazing raffle prizes from
generous sponsors will be on hand, with 100% of proceeds to benefit the High Fives Foundation.
Please come early for drink specials and good seating. The show begins at 7pm. Please call Alpenglow
Sports at 530.583.6917 with questions.