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Hangliding Authors
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Date: July 18, 5:30 pm
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Location: United States
Details: Authors Erik Kaye and Jim Hale will read from their new books at Townie Books at 414 Elk Ave on Thursday, July 18th at 5:30pm. Long time local, Kaye is the author of the Eagles in the Flesh: A Wild Hang Gliding Adventure, and Palisade resident Jim Hale is the author of An Alaskan Life of High Adventure. Kaye's book is filled with tall tales that include dinosaurs, Brazilians, Russians, bikers, the Black Canyon, car wrecks, knife fights, gun play, drugs, laughter, sex and death.  Hale's book tells of his survival during earthquakes, avalanches, faulty single-engine plane crashes and bitter cold as a mountain guide and explorer in Alaska during the years prior to statehood. His talk will also include a slide show of his 1976 hang glider expedition from the 20,320 ft. summit of Mt. McKinley. The event is free and open to the public.
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