Mountaineer Conrad Anker: Climbing Everest Without Oxygen
The last time Conrad Anker reached the summit of Mount Everest, he did so without the aid of supplemental oxygen. This feat is achieved only by the world's top climbers. He collaborated with researchers from The Mayo Clinic, National Geographic and others to study the effects of high-altitude on human physiology.
Hear more about Conrad Anker's latest expedition on Tuesday April, 21st at 7 p.m. at the Linda Hall Library. For tickets and information, click here. He'll be speaking with Dr. Bruce Johnson, professor of medicine and physiology for The Mayo Clinic.