Avalanche Awareness Night
Learn about avalanche risks associated with backcountry and out-of-bounds travel – featuring presentations by snow safety experts, films from the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, door prizes and a trade show.
Come early to check out the trade show which will feature 18 exhibitors who will also be donating prizes to this event!
Presented in partnership with Avalanche Canada.
Suitable for ages 14 and up.
To Hell in a Heartbeat
To Hell in a Heartbeat retells a terrifying avalanche burial incident with skiers Matt Clevenger and Tom Diegel. Fortunately, the skiers knew how to respond in the incident and took proper measures to save the victim.
Ice Call – Backyards Project – Sam Favret
Try to keep up to freerider Sam Favret as he gives us a new perspective of the mythical Mer de Glace, at the heart of Mont-Blanc.
Imagination: Tom Wallisch
Have you ever been that little kid sitting in the back seat of your parents car, wishing you were somewhere else? So you imagine a skier on the side of the road, your fingers commanding back flips and roof drops, improbable rail slides and huge airs. Well what if your imagination came to life?
Tsirku (Tour Edit)
Having to endure particularly adverse conditions preventing this team of skiers access onto the Tsirku Glacier at the Yukon/Alaskan border, the athletes face bigger obstacles once at the base of their mountain, Corrugated. Mammoth cornices block their intended lines and mountain guide Sam Anthmatten helps them find a way onto the snowy spine wall.