• Mon January 29 2007
  • Posted Jan 29, 2007
MASON CITY — Charlie Wittmack, the first Iowan to scale Mount Everest, will talk about his adventure during a program Sunday at the Lime Creek Nature Center. The public can attend a potluck dinner at 5 p.m. (please bring a dish to share), and the program at 6. Wittmack, a Des Moines native, will speak and show photos from his 2003 Everest ascent. The event is sponsored by the North Iowa Touring Club, a bicycle, cross-country skiing and outdoor club which sponsors events across the region. For more information about the club, call Bob Kruger at (641) 228-7541 or send e-mail to Also visit the club’s Web site, Learn more about Wittmack and his adventures at

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