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Nepal TRIFC Aunnual Dinner

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Coon Rapids Middle School

Coon Rapids, MN

9.18.15 at 1:30pm


Surfside- Cold Love Screening

Lutsen, MN


9.23.15 at 7pm


Midwest Mountaineering Expo

Minneapolis, MN




Experience the adventure of polar travel and how climate change is affecting the globe firsthand with a dynamic multi-media presentation by explorer and mountaineer Lonnie Dupre. The talk will highlight the challenges of climbing Denali aka Mount McKinley, North America’s highest peak solo and in winter. The presentation will also touch on expeditions around Greenland and to the North Pole.

Join Lonnie as he shares life on the trail with special emphasis placed on setting and achieving goals, teamwork, overcoming obstacles and climate change. Breathtaking images, along with video, Arctic gear and a variety of other props complement the power point presentation.

Dupre, who lives in Grand Marais, Minnesota, has over 15,000 miles of Arctic expedition travel by dogsled, ski, and by kayak. While using non-motorized means of travel, he has lead several major expeditions including: the Russian Far East, first west to east winter crossing of Canada’s Northwest Passage, first and only circumnavigation of Greenland’s 6500-mile coastline and two North Pole expeditions.

His talks can be adapted to any level, age and time schedule. Generally, a 60 minute program consists of a 10 minute introduction along with “show and tell” items from the expedition. 40 minutes of breathtaking slides and video and a 10 minute question and answer period follow this.

Run Time: Approximately 1 Hour Cold Love Film:Cold Love reveals the dramatic beauty and life-giving forces of our earth’s frozen places. When viewed up close, both the breathtaking majesty and the heartbreaking fragility of this world is clear for all to see. And in the seeing, we can’t help but be inspired to love and protect our earth’s frozen places, which regulate the global climate and provide a stable environment.For the past 3 decades, Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre has traveled — by dogsled, skis and kayak — more than 15,000 miles throughout the High Arctic and polar regions. His life-long love of the Arctic and the knowledge he has gained by traveling and living with the Inuit people has led him to pursue one aim: advocating for these fragile Arctic environments that impact the well being of the whole planet.



If you are interested in having Lonnie Dupre as a keynote speaker or to book a screening of Cold Love please fill out contact us.