Arts & Lectures
SEP 26 - 27, 2019

Mark Synnott, rock climber

As seen in the Academy-Award winning documentary Free Solo.

Nat Geo Live: Life on the Vertical

The Broad Stage - Main Stage


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Legendary climber and National Geographic adventure writer Mark Synnott made his name as a big wall pioneer with numerous first ascents. Today, he helps scientists make significant findings in distant, inaccessible places. Through it all, he’s stayed on the leading edge of discovery.

Program notes available here.

The New York Times Jumps into Synnott’s Book, The Impossible Climb

Mark Synnott writes The Impossible Climb—part memoir and part exploration of climbing life. The New York Times takes us on the adventure Synnott is passionate about sharing. Click here to learn more.

Photo Credit: Mark Thiessen, Jared Ogden and Robbie Shone

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This presentation of Nat Geo Live made possible in part by a generous gift from Mary Hart and Burt Sugarman.

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