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Legacy Dinner with Erik Weihenmayer

February 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$20 – $85

Come meet explorer extraordinaire, Erik Weihenmayer. Erik, who has been blind since his teenage years, has conquered mountains (including all of the Seven Summits!), and so much more.  This accomplished climber, paraglider, skier, and kayaker will share his unique “vision” of the world and his amazing stories of adventure.

Join us at for a dinner, a glass of wine, and a personal chat with Erik Weihenmayer. Then, cross the street to the Free Library for a presentation of his travels and his new book, No Barriers. We will also award Erik with the Cecilia Beaux pin, continuing GEO’s legacy of honoring the greatest of world explorers.


Make your reservation below by purchasing a ticket, which includes a signed copy of the No Barriers.

February 7, 2017

5:30 pm, Asia on the Parkway, 1700 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia


$75 GSP Members • $85 Public
Presentation, signed copy of the book, dinner, and glass of wine.

7:30 pm, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia
$20 Members for Presentation at Library Only • $25 for Public
Includes signed copy of the book.


February 7, 2017
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$20 – $85


Geographical Society of Philadelphia


Asia on the Parkway & the Free Library
1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway AND 1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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