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Thread: Ice Climbing Talk | 22 Nov | This Thurs!

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    Default Ice Climbing Talk | 22 Nov | This Thurs!

    Take your adventure to a new summit! And an excuse to upgrade all your cameras and equipments to ice proof ones!




    This Thursday, Mr Lim Kim Boon, the advisor for The Singapore Women’s Everest Team is going share with us his experience of climbing in the cold cold winter. Come, listen, ask and decide for yourself - is teh beng your cup of tea?

    Date: 22 Nov (Thursday)
    Time: 7:30pm
    Venue: Toa Payoh Central C.C. 4th level conference room

    FREE

    Profile of speaker: Mr. Lim Kim Boon is a qualified Mountain Leader and an active member of the Mountaineering Instructor Association in the UK, he is also an ice-climbing instructor with the Chinese Mountaineering Association. A graduate of Outdoor and Environmental Education from Liverpool John Moores University, he has worked in California and led the UK World Challenge Expeditions to Peru and Mongolia.

    Kim Boon is pioneer rock-climbing instructor and assessor in Singapore. He has enormous mountaineering experience and has scaled numerous peaks in the UK, the European Alps, North America, Africa, New Zealand, China and in the Himalayas regions. He was the expedition director for NUS Everest Team from 2003-2005 and currently the advisor for the Singapore Women Everest Team.



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    Default Re: Ice Climbing Talk | 22 Nov | This Thurs!

    hmmm... question, how to take photos like that? refer to second photo, super zoom from a cliff higher above? where do ice climbers keep their cameras when they have to carry the other equipments?
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    Default Re: Ice Climbing Talk | 22 Nov | This Thurs!

    climb up there there, haul the equipment up and park yourself nicely before taking the pictures
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    Default Re: Ice Climbing Talk | 22 Nov | This Thurs!

    I read a book about Photography in Wilderness just now at the clubhouse, it says most good pictures of ice climbing are staged, and the photographer will abseil down to do it, woah!
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