Opening Weekend – Film Program #1
Celebrate the 2018 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival on Opening Weekend with five unique and diverse film programs packed with adventures from around the world.
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Bears Ears National Monument is one of the most talked-about public lands under threat. In March 2017, a group of Native American tribes put their differences aside and came together to run 1280 kilometres to Bears Ears to send a message of unity.
Liv Along The Way
Ever since she first summited Mont Blanc as a teen, Liv Sansoz knew she would make her life in the mountains. In 2017, at 40 years old, Liv set out from her base in Chamonix, France to attempt to climb all 82 of the 4000-metre peaks in the European Alps in a single year. As she’s learned several times throughout her life, things don’t always go as planned.
Ultra-marathon runner Alicia Hudelson embarks upon one of Scotland’s toughest long distance challenges – 24 Scottish mountains, ascending 8500 metres, in 24 hours.
Sometimes you just have to say yes to adventure and figure out the details later. How a single leap-of-faith led a city-based family on the unlikely journey of becoming backcountry lodge owners, and resulted in a lifetime of learning and adventure in one of the most beautiful settings on earth.