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Eric Blehm in Conversation with Jim Zellers VIRTUAL (available) and IN-PERSON (sold out)

Our event with Eric Blehm in conversation with Jim Zellers has been rescheduled to April 12th from 6:30-8:00 pm! Join Word After Word Books in welcoming Eric Blehm, author of The Last Season, to discuss his newest book, The Darkest White, an adventure biography charting the life of the remarkable Craig Kelly, who revolutionized snowboarding and winter sports before his tragic death in the 2003 Durrand Glacier Avalanche. Eric will be in conversation with local snowboarder and pioneer of the sport Jim Zellers.

The in-person event is sold out, but we are partnering with Wildbound Live to bring a live stream to folks who still want to attend! Tickets to the livestream can be purchased through Wildbound Live here:

Live stream attendees will receive a code for 10% off a signed copy of The Darkest White that can be redeemed through our website!

A portion of the proceeds from the in-person event and the live stream will benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center.

Eric Blehm is a journalist and New York Times bestselling author of Fearless and The Only Thing Worth Dying For. His first book, The Last Season, won the National Outdoor Book Award, was named by Outside magazine as one of the "greatest adventure biographies ever written," and is an all-time favorite of our booksellers and many of our patrons!

Jim Zellers is a Truckee local who has been snowboarding since the beginning. Jim’s first snowboard descents include Mt. McKinley. Nepal's Pumori, New Zealand's Mt. Cook, Africa's Mt. Kenya, and, Yosemite’s Half Dome.

Wildbound Live is a specialized production company that uses the latest trends in live stream and virtual event production to deliver cutting-edge, compelling content for live audiences worldwide. "We are wild and love clients that move us, shake us, and enrich our lives."

Sierra Avalanche Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization focused on educational and safety programs to support winter recreation whose mission is to inform and educate the public about backcountry avalanche conditions in the greater Lake Tahoe area.



Event date: 
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
10052 Donner Pass
Truckee, CA 96161
The Darkest White: A Mountain Legend and the Avalanche That Took Him By Eric Blehm Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062971401
Availability: IN STOCK - On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - February 27th, 2024

The Last Season By Eric Blehm Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060583019
Availability: IN STOCK - On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - January 30th, 2007

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