Fin & Feather Presents Andrew Skurka
April 9, 10 | 7 pm
Fin & Feather (125 Highway 1 W)
Curious how you can earn an “ultra” in front of your “long-distance backpacker” moniker? Then hike, bike or otherwise trek to Fin & Feather this month for presentations by ultra long-distance backpacker Andrew Skurka. National Geographic once named Andrew “The Walking Man” Skurka Adventurer of the Year (2007) and on Monday, April 9, he will be here to present a slideshow that’s not your ordinary family vacation: “Circling Alaska and Yukon: A 4,700-mile, 6-month journey by foot, skis and packraft through Big Wilderness.”
If that’s not enough to get you pumped to hit the trail (and perhaps you’re not exactly sure how to get started), then get thee to Fin & Feather once again on Tuesday, April 10 for Skurka’s instructional clinic, “Ultimate Hiking Gear and Skills.” Skurka will demonstrate the packing and hiking techniques that make for a more enjoyable hiking experience. Yes, that could be YOU planting your flag at the summit of Hawkeye Point this year!
Each 90-minute lecture includes a Q&A, intermission and raffle of some excellent hiking schwag.
Admission is $8 in advance, $10 at the door and $5 for children under 18.
Tickets available at Fin & Feather or by calling (319)-354-2200.