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Sun, Feb 23, 2020, 7:30, Intet Theatre

Polar Journeys

Adventure, Mountain Culture, Canadian

Stories and films from expeditions to the worlds polar regions.

Date, Time & Location:

Sun, Feb 23, 2020

Doors 6:30pm / Show 7:30pm

Inlet Theatre


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Alice Purdey

Alice Purdey believes in seeking and grabbing opportunities for adventure. She has summited Mt. St. Elias, Mt. Waddington and numerous first ascents. She has paddled the coast of BC from Prince Rupert to Vancouver in a 37’ Voyageur canoe, has hiked several long trails from the UK to the Tibetan Plateau, and has most recently spent five weeks in the High Arctic. Now retired, Alice enjoys an adventurous community health nursing career that takes her into many developing countries.

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Myrtle Simpson: A Life On Ice

Myrtle Simpson - trailblazer, pioneer, adventurer, mountain climber, polar explorer, writer, and mother. In 2017, over fifty years after she became the first woman to cross the polar ice cap covering Greenland, she was awarded the Polar Medal - a gift from Queen Elizabeth II as thanks for services in the Arctic.

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CANADIAN PREMIERE Sophie and Ewan took a journey beyond wilderness, a self supported journey via sea kayak to connect with an uninhabited land of ice and penguins.

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Venue Map


100 Newport Dr, Port Moody, BC