Costa Mesa, Ca.
October 8, 2012

I have received several inquiries about upcoming Everest programs where I will be talking about the mountain, my previous climbs and the upcoming documentary film:
“8 Summits: The Bill Burke Story.”

Here is a list:

October 11, 2012 at the Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1855 N. Orange Olive Road, Orange, Ca. 11:30 am-1:00 pm. Lunch followed by the talk. Charge: $5 for lunch. Reservations for lunch required. Contact Wayne Slavin by October 9 for tickets-714-776-2563 or

October 20, 2012 sponsored by the Adventurers Club of Los Angeles as part of the annual “Night of High Adventure.” 5 pm-9 pm. The program features a social hour, a silent auction of exotic items collected from all over the world, a dinner, and several speakers, including Allan Smith and yours truly. Allan and I plan to preview the documentary film. The program will be given at the Odyssey Restaurant, 15600 Odyssey Drive, Grenada Hills, Ca. Charge: $85.00 per person. Call 1-800-838-3006 for tickets.

October 27, 2012 at the Gordon R. Howard Museum, 1100 W. Clark St., Burbank, Ca.
2 pm-3 pm. The program is sponsored by the Burbank Historical Society. No charge.

December 5, 2012 at Stanford University School of Business & Economics. 1 pm-4 pm. I will be part of a panel of high altitude climbers discussing the subject of “Decision Making and Risk Assessment in High Altitude Mountaineering.” Contact Markus Hallgren at  for more information.

January 10, 2013 as part of the “Celebrity Series” sponsored by the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of the Orange County Performing Arts Center.10 am-11:30 am. The program will be given at the Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, Ca. Charge: $30.00 per person. Contact Priscilla Selman at 714-538-3602 for tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

Where charges are imposed, none of the proceeds go to me.

I hope to see you at one of these programs.