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North Conway, NH. (January 4, 2016) — Join Leave No Trace and Namuli, the film for a beer at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market for an opportunity to receive sweet deals on outdoor gear and celebrate the launch of the film, Namuli.
To generate awareness and raise funds for Leave No Trace and a new conservation initiative featured in the Namuli film, Live from OR will host a happy hour on January 7, 2016 from 4:30-6:00 (booth #36112).
Namuli is a community-backed film that documents the spirit of exploration and what happens when a team of rock climbers, biologists and conservationists set off on an unconventional expedition into one of the world’s least-explored and most threatened habitats. The film follows an international crew as they push the bounds of friendship, climbing and scientific research on the 2,000-foot granite face of Mozambique’s second highest mountain, Mount Namuli.
“The Outdoor Industry has championed Namuli from the very start, a film that pushes climbing up against scientific discovery and a new era of conservation,” said Majka Burhardt, Director of Namuli and founder of LEGADO. “It’s a perfect fit being able to celebrate the release at OR with our friends and family in the industry. Namuli is a film about coming together to build impact and that’s what anyone who joins us at this awesome event will be doing for Namuli and Leave No Trace.”
In support of Leave No Trace and Namuli, happy hour attendees will receive killer deals on gear from Namuli and Leave No Tracepartner brands including Clif Bar, Petzl, Patagonia, Osprey, Julbo, Patagoina, Backpacker, Klean Kanteen, ENO Hammocks, Positive Tracks, Scarpa and Smartwool. The first 20 attendees will receive a free pair of Julbo sunglasses!
For more about Namuli, the filmand upcoming film tour locations and dates, please visit: legadoinitiative.org/namuli-film
The Broader Impact of Namuli: LEGADO
LEGADO is a global venture to link uncommon collaborations, leadership training, and community development to foster a future where people and ecosystems thrive together. LEGADO is currently working on Mount Namuli to create targeted and measurable conservation and human livelihood gains, with a vision to scale their approach to other mountain regions and communities around the world. The Namuli film documents the LEGADO team’s pioneering 2014 expedition on Mount Namuli.
About Leave No Trace
The member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands. Through relevant and targeted education, research and outreach, the Center ensures the long-term health of our natural world. In its simplest form, Leave No Trace is about making good decisions to protect the world around you – the world we all enjoy.