Chantel Astorga, Anne Gilbert Chase – and Films
Chantel Astorga and Anne Gilbert Chase are amongst the top alpinists in the world. Over four days they made the first female ascent of the 2,700-metre Slovak Direct on Denali. Following their Alaskan expedition they journeyed to the Indian Himalaya where, along with Jason Thompson, they made the first ascent of the unclimbed Southwest face of Mt. Nilkath. They received a special mention at the 2018 Piolets d’Or for their innovative climb. The dynamic duo joins us on the Banff stage for a look into the tough and unrelenting world of high alpine ascents.
Presentation followed by the announcement of the 2019 John Lauchlan Memorial Award recipients, and Festival films.
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Over Time – Sammy C
Filmed purely in the heart of the B.C. backcountry, Over Time – Sammy C features the best shots from a full winter with pro skier Sammy Carlson.
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Path to Everest
Follow famous runner and mountaineer Kilian Jornet to the top of the world in an intimate portrait that reveals his fears, doubts and his desire to keep seeking new challenges so that he can continue to dream, surrounded by the mountains and people who are his inspiration.