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One Way Ticket to China: Backpacking, Climbing & Volunteering a Way Through

  • AMC Cabot Hall 4 Joy Street Boston, MA, 02108 United States (map)

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:15PM - 9:30PM


AMC Cabot Auditorium, 4 Joy Street, Boston MA 02110


Registration is required for this activity.


From the pillar mountains of Zhangjiajie to the karst hills looming over the Li River, for three months Colleen Moore backpacked her way through China. Starting with a one-way ticket to Beijing and an itinerary derived from the advice of fellow travelers, locals and her own bucket list, Colleen snaked through China seeking out natural wonders at every opportunity. She eventually settled just outside Yangshuo where rock climbing routes are abundant and climbers are always looking for a partner. Come see the magnificent pictures and hear her stories of hitchhiking, volunteering and navigating the vast cultural divide between the east and west. Discover the rock climbing mecca in southern China and the beautiful gorge en-route to Tibet. You'll leave the slideshow ready to set out and see it all for yourself. All slideshows take place at the AMC Cabot Auditorium, 4 Joy St., Boston, MA 02108. Potluck starts at 6:30pm, slideshow at 7:15pm, doors close at 9:30pm. Potluck Info: If you wish to participate in the potluck, homemade dishes are welcome, store bought goodies & takeout are equally welcome:) Plates, bowls, cups, cutlery, napkins and drink pitchers will be supplied. The auditorium has a kitchen if you need to do any re-warming or prep (w/stovetop, oven, microwave, sink & fridge). Please bring your own cooking pots if needed for stovetop.

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Julie LePage (email Julie)

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverse in the lesser-travelled corners of NH & ME in summer and fall. In winter, she leads day trip and backpacks (between x-c skiing and an occasional ice climb) and helping at the Boston Winter Hiking Program. She also coordinates the AMC Boston Slideshow Series & Potlucks at Joy St in Boston, MA.

Earlier Event: September 16
Open Cabin: Fall Weekend
Later Event: September 24
2016 Western Mass Rendezvous