Help us meet our goal of raising $50,000

Saturday, August 04, 2007

Heidi Wirtz Slide Show Tour Benefit for Girls Education International

Western States, Fall/07

Heidi Wirtz Fundraising Slide Show Tour Fall/07

Big Wall First Ascents in the Islamic World

Join, The North Face athlete, Heidi Wirtz as she takes you on a journey of exploration and adventure into the Islamic World of North Africa, Southern Asia and the Middle East. Wirtz will be presenting a fundraising slide show tour at several Western US universities and climbing shops this fall/07. The show includes a collage of beautiful pictures, video, music and stories that
will bring you from the ruins of Petra to the sheer cliffs of some the world's most remote and scenic areas. The North Face, La Sportiva, Black Diamond, Adventure Medical, Julbo, Clif bar and more will sponsor the shows. There will be a live auction as well as raffle at each event, with all proceeds going to Girls Education International (, a non-profit that Wirtz recently co-founded with journalist Lizzy Scully. The aim of GEI is to bring education to young women in underserved areas of the world, specifically Asia.

Slide show tour 07 Dates:

Sept 6th: Kick off at Neptune/Boulder, Colorado

Sept 12th or 17th (not confirmed): The Front/SLC, Utah

Sept 25th: Fort Lewis College/Durango, CO

Oct 2nd: Western State/Gunnison, CO

October 9th: Colorado Mountain College/Glenwood, CO

November 8th: Idaho State/Pocatello, ID

Heidi Wirtz
Professional Climber
The North Face, Black Diamond, La Sportiva
2850 Darley
Ave Boulder, CO 80305
mobile# 303-908-7795

For more information on Girls Education International or to donate, please visit and also Heidi's Mountain Fund fundraising site:


Anonymous said...

Great slide show! ~JVonD

Lizzy Scully said...

Thanks so much! Heidi raised $3000!