Virtual Reality – From Inspiration to Action
Join us for a VR panel discussion presented by Google and industry experts.
Google Earth Display and VR Demo
Google Earth Display and VR Demo.
The Climbers – Jim Herrington Artist's Talk
Twenty years in the making, The Climbers is a stunning collection of images of some of the icons of mountaineering – portraits that reveal the core of their remarkable subjects. Join renowned photographer Jim Herrington on site at his exhibit for an artist’s talk on the making of his award winni
Relax in the comfort of the cozy Osprey Lounge.
lululemon Unwind Your Mind
Is your mind busy, overwhelmed and frazzled? This 30 minute session will help you find some peace and quiet amidst the busyness of your mind. You’ll learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress, increase focus and let your mind experience rest.
World Expeditions – Crossing Nepal on Foot
A 152-day epic traverse in the Himalaya.
Open Studios: Works from Mountain Photography Residency
Join renowned adventure photographer and faculty Ace Kvale and the participants of Mountain Culture’s Mountain Photography Residency for a glimpse into the work created during their time at Banff Centre.
1982 Canadian Everest Expedition Collection and Archivist's Talk
Explore the Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives’ newly-processed 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition Collection, a rich selection of materials from the first Canadian ascent of Mt. Everest.
Sunrise Hike – Sponsored by Oboz Footwear
In partnership with Mountain House, Kicking Horse Coffee, MEC and lululemon.
This hike includes breakfast, coffee, a post-hike stretch, and fabulous draw prizes from participating Festival partners.
Out of Bounds: How Women Write the Wilderness
Join authors Angie Abdou, Sue Purvis, Jan Redford, Kate Harris, and Bernadette McDonald as they discuss challenges when writing about their personal experiences with wild places and how women’s narrative can connect people to the landscape.