BeWild Speaker and Film Series

Seattle, Wash.

Photo at right: Who says kayaks can’t fly? Ben Stookesberry paddles through the air toward cold water. Photo courtesy of the Mountaineers

You are invited to the 2014 BeWild Speaker and Film Series at the Mountaineers. Ben Stookesberry, Expedition Denali, Tami Asars and Crown of the Continent will present on themes of passion, inspiration, adventure and ambition with the community in this four-month series.

Ben Stookesberry will delve into his passion — expedition kayaking — and will be available to answer questions to help you on your own path to adventure.

Expedition Denali aims to inspire through the story of a group of African American role models who blazed a trail up Denali on the 100th anniversary of the peak’s first ascent.

Tami Asars shares her extensive knowledge of adventuring in the brilliant wilderness right out our backdoor – from Goat Rocks Wilderness to Mt. Adams to the Wonderland Trail and beyond. Last but not least, Crown of the Continent (wildlife biologist Douglas H. Chadwick and photographer Steven Gnam) stir ambition with tales and photos of the wild Rocky Mountains.

To learn more about the Mountaineers’ BeWild Speaker and Film Series, go to

Event details


April 17, 7 p.m.: Ben Stookesberry

May 16, 7 p.m.: Expedition Denali

June 20, 7 p.m.: Tami Asars

July 24, 7 p.m.: Crown of the Continent

Location: The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center, 7700 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98115


$60 Non-member

$48 Mountaineers Member

$38 Student (student ID required at the door)

$18 Single Ticket (Limited availability)

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