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Nat Geo Live: Point of No Return - Hilaree O'Neill, Mountaineer

  • March 28, 2018
  • Location: Mesa Arts Center
  • Address: 1 E Main St Ikeda Theater Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: Starting: 07:30 PM
  • Admission: TBA
  • Phone:(480) 644-6500
  • Venue: Mesa Arts Center
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In the fall of 2014, a National Geographic team set out on what they knew would be a harrowing journey to the summit of Burma’s Hkakabo Razi to determine if it is indeed Southeast Asia’s highest point. What they didn’t realize was that the greatest obstacle wouldn’t be their dwindling rations, or the grueling jungle hikes, or the life-threatening hypothermia. It was the force of conflicting personalities that threatened to unravel the entire endeavor. Leader Hilaree O’Neill recounts the tough decisions she had to make to keep the team together, accompanied by photographer Cory Richard’s dramatic stills and clips from Renan Ozturk’s searing documentary Down to Nothing. 

ABOUT Nat Geo Live series: you'll experience four of National Geographic's top photographers, scientists, and adventurers as they share behind-the-scenes stories live onstage.
*National Geographic Society receives funds from National Geographic Partners LLC, funded in part by your purchase. To learn more, visit www.natgeo.com/info.