Great Climbing Destinations From Coast to Coast with Jim Thornburg
The most published climbing photographer of the past 20 years, Bay Area native Jim Thornburg
is a master at capturing the profound interplay between climber and crag. His photos have graced the covers of numerous magazines and catalogs, including Climbing, Rock and Ice, Alpinist, Patagonia , and Black Diamond. Jim will share highlights of his life’s work, featured in Stone Mountains: North America’s Best Crags, his new large format photo book showcasing 35 climbing areas spanning the continent. Join Jim for a visual tour of treasured crags, including the fantastic granite boulders of Joshua Tree; the perfect limestone of El Potrero Chico (Hidalgo, Mexico); the spectacular overhangs of Red River Gorge (Kentucky) and the Gunks (Shawangunk Ridge, New York state); off-the-track destinations here in the greater Bay Area; and more.
Thornburg will be showing some of his amazing climbing pictures for 7 pm–8:30 pm, Monday, August 1 at REI Saratoga and 7 pm–8:30 pm, Tuesday, August 9 at REI Berkeley.
The events are free and will be held at:
REI Berkeley : 1338 San Pablo Avenue 94702; (510) 527-4140
REI Saratoga : 400 El Paseo de Saratoga, San Jose 95130; (408) 871-8765
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