The Trio of Karim Mella, Ivan Gomez and Federico Jovine
More than three months of arduous preparation and grueling training at the Dominican Republic ’s highest peak, Pico Duarte, preceded the climb up Mount Everest.
During this time the mountaineers endured:
- sub-zero temperatures
- altitude sickness
- frost bite,
All in order to be the first team of climbers to proudly hoist the Dominican flag 8,848 meters above sea level on behalf of all their compatriots.
Interactive presentation about the preparations, participation and arrival
A Panel discussion with Excelsior Group mountaineers Karim Mella, Federico Jovine who will talk about their amazing expedition to the highest point on earth.
Date: November 18, 2011
Location: Columbia University Faculty House. Skyline Dining Room
64 Morningside Drive (at 116th St .)
New York, NY 10027