REI Hosts Radical Reels Tour As Fundraiser For Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Outdoor retail company REI will be hosting the 2011 Radical Reels Tour in Asheville, NC on Monday, September 12, 2011, with proceeds benefitting the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC).

Catch the steepest and deepest in high-adrenaline outdoor sport films when the 2011 Radical Reels Tour comes to Asheville on Monday, September 12. Hurtle down steep untouched powder, feel the cold spray of stomach-dropping kayak first descents, fly high with the world’s wildest BASE jumpers, and much more in extreme mountain sports.

Growing out of the famous Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, the Radical Reels Tour showcases nine short films that capture some of the most progressive talent in action sports including: mountain biking, skiing, whitewater kayaking and other mountain sports.

Hosted by REI to benefit the ATC the Radical Reels Film Tour screens on Monday, September 12, 7 PM. Tickets are on sale now at REI only: $15, $17 starting on September 11. Event proceeds will benefit the ATC, For tickets and information please contact: REI at 828-687-0918 or One night showing only and limited seating at Carolina Cinemas Asheville, 1640 Hendersonville Rd, doors open at 6 PM. Prizes will be given away at the screening.

The Radical Reels Tour kicked off in the winter of 2004 in a limited number of special locations, and now visits about 26 states and provinces.

For more information on the Radical Reels tour, including tour locations and dates: Some of the films include strong language that may not be appropriate for children under 14 years old.

Whether you’re a professional mountaineer, a weekend warrior, or an armchair adventurer, Radical Reels will inspire and exhilarate you. Some of the films include strong language that may not be appropriate for children under 14 years old.

Ticket purchase:
REI Asheville
31 Schenck Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806

Film showing:
Carolina Cinemas Asheville
1640 Hendersonville Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806

Monday, September 12, 2011 at 7 PM. Tickets now on sale at REI Asheville.


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