You’re invited – Aron Ralston and Grassroots Outdoor Alliance fundraiser for SUWA

Aron Ralston, renowned mountain climber behind the 127 Hours fame, will make a Utah appearance during the 2012 Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Show next week. Ralston will share his inspirational story along with a special screening of the Oscar-nominated film at Peery’s Egyptian Theater in Ogden, June 13 & 14, 2012.

The groundbreaking adventurer will account his experiences as documented in the movie 127 hours and international bestselling book Between a Rock and a Hard Place during a special presentation June 13 at 8 p.m. An autograph session will follow the presentation that evening. On Thursday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. a special screening of the Fox Search Light film 127 Hours will occur.

Tickets for Aron Ralston’s June 13 presentation are now available in advance at Peery’s Egyptian Theater or online at Advance pricing is $15 for adults and $10 for students, or at the door $20 for adults and $12 for students.  Tickets for the special screening of 127 Hours on June 14 are $5. Seating is limited thus purchasing tickets in advance is strongly recommended. Ticket holders will be entered into nightly opportunity drawings with prizes from outdoor manufacturers such as Suunto and Icebreaker.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA). Patagonia has committed to match Grassroots’ contribution of $5,000 to SUWA if the event sells out.

We hope you can join us!