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For literary inquiries, please reach out to her agent, Kim Perel of Wendy Sherman Associates.

Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an author & speaker featured on Oprah's Lifeclass and Self, Redbook and American Hiker. Her book Gorge will be released in 2015.

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Castleton, Indiana REI

  • Castleton REI 8490 Castleton Corner Dr. Indianapolis, IN 46250 (map)

Join Kara as the talks about her journey up Mount Kilimanjaro and learn how you can make it to the top of Africa's highest peak. 

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