Event Title

Women in High Places: To Annapurna and Beyond

Speaker

Arlene Blum

Streaming Media

Description

Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist and mountaineer, has led successful expeditions to some of the world’s most challenging mountains. She is the author of the mountaineering classics, Annapurna: A Woman’s Place and Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life, and is also engaged in efforts to protect human health and the global environment. In this talk, Blum shares images and stories from her climbs of several high peaks, and speak about her scientific research and policy work.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

25-2-2019 4:00 PM

End Date

25-2-2019 5:00 PM

Location

Wilson Library (Bellingham (Wash.))

Resource Type

MovingImage

Duration

00:52:17

Title of Series

Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Digital object made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Program

University Archives

Identifier

hrds_20190225_Blum

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Women mountaineers--United States; Mountaineers--United States; Mountaineering--Nepal--Annapurna; Poisons--Toxicology; Fireproofing agents--Environmental aspects; Fireproofing agents--Toxicology

Geographic Coverage

Annapurna (Nepal)--Description and travel

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University. Any cited materials must be attributed to the Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers series, University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Feb 25th, 4:00 PM Feb 25th, 5:00 PM

Women in High Places: To Annapurna and Beyond

Wilson Library (Bellingham (Wash.))

Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist and mountaineer, has led successful expeditions to some of the world’s most challenging mountains. She is the author of the mountaineering classics, Annapurna: A Woman’s Place and Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life, and is also engaged in efforts to protect human health and the global environment. In this talk, Blum shares images and stories from her climbs of several high peaks, and speak about her scientific research and policy work.