Join Mountaineers author and rock climbing enthusiast Jeff Smoot as he chronicles the era when rock climbing exploded in popularity, attracting a new generation of talented climbers eager to reach new heights via harder routes and faster ascents. His book, Hangdog Days recounts this contentious, often humorous period which gave rise to sport climbing, climbing gyms, and competitive climbing-indelibly changing the culture of the sport, transforming it into what we know today.
On the second Tuesday of the month the Marysville Opera House will host an outdoor adventure speaker. Local authors, outdoor enthusiasts and naturalists will share their adventures and expertise on topics including adventure travel, hiking, boating and more. Each presentation will finish up with a Q & A period and/or book signing and sales. Refreshments will be available. $5 at the door. Doors open at 6:00 pm.