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Lonnie Dupre is Pulling for the Planet

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Arctic explorer, mountaineer, and author Lonnie Dupre is back at Trailfitters to prepare for a unique celebration of the 20th anniversary of his remarkable journey around Greenland. In 2001, Lonnie and John Hoelscher completed the first and only circumnavigation of Greenland, utilizing kayaks and dog sleds to reach some of the most remote villages in the world. Lonnie and his team aim to revisit some of those distant villages in 2021 to examine and film the effects of climate change and modernization in their society. 

Lonnie Dupre Profile Shot

The polar Inuit people inhabiting Greenland left a lasting impact with Lonnie, as they thrive in an environment that many consider inhospitable. Their cultural traditions allow them to thrive and have been passed down for generations. While their traditions have stood much of time, Lonnie and his team are uncovering the story of how climate change and modernization have changed the way of life for the polar Inuits. Throughout the journey, the team will film the villages and their inhabitants to share this remote landscape with the world through a new documentary.

Lonnie will join us and share his experiences of his 2001 Greenland expedition and share his excitement for the upcoming return trip to Greenland. 

Doors open at 6:30 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm in the Spirit of the North Theater on the 3rd floor of the Fitger’s Complex (one floor above the Brewhouse). Snacks and cash bar will be available.

Admission is free for the event, but if you would like to help Lonnie and his Pulling for the Planet expedition in Greenland 2021, or find out more information, visit his fundraising site: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/158330717/greenland-2021-pulling-for-the-planet

Dogsled pulling for the planet logo

Arctic explorer, mountaineer, and author Lonnie Dupre is back at Trailfitters to prepare for a unique celebration of the 20th anniversary of his remarkable journey around Greenland. In 2001, Lonnie and John Hoelscher completed the first and only circumnavigation of Greenland, utilizing kayaks and dog sleds to reach some of the most remote villages in the world. Lonnie and his team aim to revisit some of those distant villages in 2021 to examine and film the effects of climate change and modernization in their society. 

Lonnie Dupre Profile Shot

The polar Inuit people inhabiting Greenland left a lasting impact with Lonnie, as they thrive in an environment that many consider inhospitable. Their cultural traditions allow them to thrive and have been passed down for generations. While their traditions have stood much of time, Lonnie and his team are uncovering the story of how climate change and modernization have changed the way of life for the polar Inuits. Throughout the journey, the team will film the villages and their inhabitants to share this remote landscape with the world through a new documentary.

Lonnie will join us and share his experiences of his 2001 Greenland expedition and share his excitement for the upcoming return trip to Greenland. 

Doors open at 6:30 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm in the Spirit of the North Theater on the 3rd floor of the Fitger’s Complex (one floor above the Brewhouse). Snacks and cash bar will be available.

Admission is free for the event, but if you would like to help Lonnie and his Pulling for the Planet expedition in Greenland 2021, or find out more information, visit his fundraising site: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/158330717/greenland-2021-pulling-for-the-planet

Dogsled pulling for the planet logo

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Spirit of the North Theater
600 E. Superior Street
Duluth, 55802 United States
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