Have you always been fascinated by Everest? Well come out for a night in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first Americans to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The new National Geographic book "The Call of Everest" looks not just at the heroic events of 50 years ago, but at Everest’s present and future. The presentation will include climber Conrad Anker, who led Nat Geo’s commemorative expedition to Everest last spring, and naturalist Alton Beyers, writer Mark Jenkins, and athlete Emily Harrington, who also contributed to the book.
The event starts at 7:30PM but with general admission it is advised to arrive early.
Grosvenor Auditorium @ National Geographic Live, 1600 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Tickets are $22. After RSVP'ing you must buy your own ticket for this event at
Note: This event is SOLD OUT, please arrive early if you can, if not, let us know so we can save you a seat.
Parking: streets in neighborhoods or meters if needed.
Metro: Farragut North or Farragut West
Post-Event Drink or Meal: TBD - either Dirty Martini or BarCode (suggestions welcome)