Mountain Film Wednesdays

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From the film 55 Hours in Mexico, image by Joe Schusler

From the film 55 Hours in Mexico, image by Joe Schusler

A different program each week – featuring your favourite snowsports films from past Banff Mountain Film and Book Festivals.

Tonight's film lineup: 55 Hours in Mexico, Supervention, Arctic Swell, Rocky Mountain Moto Tour, and Paradise Waits.

Presented as part of SnowDays in partnership with Banff Lake Louise Tourism.

Related Films

55 Hours in Mexico

Year: 
2015
Country: 
United States
Duration: 
9 Mins
Director: 
Joey Schusler
Thomas Woodson
Producer: 
Joey Schusler
Karl Thompson

Fly to Veracruz on a Friday, rent a car, climb the third-highest peak in North America, ski down and return to your desk Monday. How hard could it be?

Supervention

Year: 
2013
Country: 
Norway
Duration: 
97 Mins
Director: 
Filip Christensen
Producer: 
Filip Christensen
Production Company: 
Field Productions

From big lines off the fjords of Norway, to freeriding face shots in the backwoods of BC, to gnarly rail slides in an abandoned Russian Arctic outpost, this beautiful adventure in cinematography will more than satisfy your ski desires. World-class riders share their delight and uncertainty as they make their way from exotic locale to exotic locale. Follow them to seemingly impossible places. It will leave you itching for more.

ARCTIC SWELL - Surfing the Ends of the Earth

Year: 
2014
Country: 
United States
Duration: 
8 Mins
Director: 
Anton Lorimer
Producer: 
Chris Burkard
Production Company: 
SmugMug inc.

Surfing photographer Chris Burkard loves capturing cold water surfers. He’s prepared to venture to the ends of the earth to snap that once in a lifetime shot.

The Rocky Mountain Moto Tour

Year: 
2015
Country: 
Canada
Duration: 
12 Mins
Director: 
Jay Trusler
Producer: 
Malcolm Sangster
Production Company: 
Sherpas Cinema

A skier and snowboarder find simpllicty in the method of travel and explore the Canadian Rockies in a new light. Watch as Callum Pettit and Mark Carter travel by motorcycle and ride some of the Rockies most iconic big mountain lines.

Paradise Waits (Tour Edit)

Year: 
2015
Duration: 
7 Mins
Producer: 
Teton Gravity Research
Production Company: 
Teton Gravity Research

How do you celebrate winter when the snow finally falls? Freeskier Tim Durtschi takes tram laps at Jackson Hole and big mountain skier Angel Collinson rips up some Alaskan lines.

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