December 1, 2011
Kevin Grange, class of 2004, has published Beneath
Blossom Rain: Discovering Bhutan on the Toughest Trek in the World (Bison
Books/University of Nebraska Press). He will speak about his experiences along
Bhutan's infamous, 216-mile Snowman Trek at Seattle’s Elliott Bay
Bookstore on Friday, December 9 at 8 p.m.
Writing major and mountaineer spent 24 days trekking in the Himalayas among
its sacred valleys and tiny villages. He has been to Bhutan four times and has
completed the Snowman Trek three times, including twice as a guide. At his
presentation, he will show images taken along the way by his colleague and
traveling companion, National Geographic photographer Peter
McBride.Kevin Grange is an award-winning freelance writer who has
written for Backpacker Magazine, National Parks Magazine, and
the Orange County Register, among others.
The College of Arts and Sciences, the
largest college in Seattle University, offers 33 undergraduate
and 7 advanced degrees. The English
Department has degree programs in literature,
writing, and film
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