Denali Summit - Alpine Club Talk

Last spring Thom Wolfsen, Alexander Smirnoff, Todd Martin, and friend Josh Bean celebrated a successful summit of Denali in Alaska.  Despite multiple challenges, the team was able to find the strength and a window of opportunity to summit the 20,320’ peak, two weeks after first landing at 7,200’ on the Kahiltna Glacier May 21st.

Wednesday, November 7th, SCMA members Alexander Smirnoff, Todd Martin, and possibly Thom Wolfsen will give a presentation at the Caltech Alpine Club fall speaker series, Alpine Club Talks.  They will share photos and talk the about the planning, training, and climb of this team’s successful expedition. 

Wednesday, November 7, 7:00 PM
Caltech Beckman Institute

Alpine Club Talks, held in the Beckman Institute Auditorium on the CalTech campus in Pasadena, are free and open to the public.  Free parking is available after 6:00 PM in the parking Structure on the west side of Wilson Ave, or on Wilson Ave.

A full listing of the 2018 speakers, topics, and map of the campus can be found on the Caltech website.


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