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Bronwyn Hodgins Presentation at Alt Rock

The acclaimed female climber Bronwyn Hodgins, who is the first Canadian woman to free climb Freerider 5.13a on El Capitan in Yosemite, will be presenting a slideshow in Barrie later this week.
  •  Bronwyn Hodgins Presentation at Alt Rock. Photo: Bronwyn Hodgins Collection

    Bronwyn Hodgins Presentation at Alt Rock. Photo: Bronwyn Hodgins Collection

The event is sponsored by Alt. Rock and will take place on Friday, November 10, at the Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery.
Hodgin's impressive climbing resume also includes numerous big wall ascents, difficult sport and trad routes, the second female ascent (and fifth overall) of Necronomicon 5.13d/14a, as well as the third female ascent of Golden Gate 5.13a on El Capitan.
Tickets are $20 and are available now from Alt. Rock. Doors open at 7 p.m., and attendees will be eligible to win a three-month Alt. Rock membership, as well as other prizes.
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Gus Alexandropoulos is a freelance writer who has been involved in the outdoor industry for over 35 years. During his career he has been the editor at Canada’s national climbing magazine, as well as the gear editor for a national cycling magazine, triathlon magazine and running magazine. His work has been published in Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and he has been a guest on television and radio broadcasts. His passion for climbing began in Ontario in the mid-80s and he continues to travel extensively in search of crisp conditions and steep rock.