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Jeff Lowe to receive Outdoor Inspiration Lifetime Achievement Award at Outdoor Retailer

This just in – Outdoor Retailer, Adidas Outdoor and the Outdoor Industry Association will present Jeff Lowe with a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards on Thursday January 23 at Outdoor Retailer in room 250. Starting with food and drink at 5:30pm, the other Outdoor Inspiration awards will be presented at 6pm, followed by the Lifetime Acheivement Award for Jeff Lowe at approximately 6:45 and a fundraiser for the Jeff Lowe Mountain foundation and it’s current project, the documentary film Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia. Jim Donini will host the Jeff Lowe portion of the evening. Special guests include John Long, Steve House, Jess Roskelley, Timmy O’Neill, Steve Grossman, Jim Aikman and many more friends and family of Jeff Lowe. 

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime event. Come and see the new Teaser and a very special sneak preview of the film. See jeff’s pack and contents that spent 20 years frozen on the Eiger North Face.

Timmy O’Neill, auctioneer extraordinaire, will present some very special photos on canvas, banners and large framed prints by photographers Jon Krakauer, Tom Frost, Glenn Randall, Jim Donini and more for auction to support the documentary film, directed and edited by Jim Aikman of Boulder, Colorado and narrated by Jon Krakauer. Other items for auction will be provided by Adidas Outdoor.

Books signed by the author will be available for purchase as well as special edition posters and a rare engraved hummingbird ice axe. Come and help us celebrate Jeff Lowe and raise money to complete the documentary film, Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia

Jeff was recently honored by Climbing Magazine with a new category of Golden Piton Award, The Lifetime Acheivement Award. 

For more information about this event or to become a sponsor of Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia, contact Connie Self at or 208.630.4477