25 episodes

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, flagship program of Film and Media at The Banff Centre, promotes an understanding and appreciation of the world's mountain places by creating opportunities for people to share, and find inspiration in, mountain experiences, exploration, ideas and challenges.

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The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, flagship program of Film and Media at The Banff Centre, promotes an understanding and appreciation of the world's mountain places by creating opportunities for people to share, and find inspiration in, mountain experiences, exploration, ideas and challenges.

    Avalanche Awareness Night 2012

    Avalanche Awareness Night 2012

    This Banff Centre Podcast provides valuable information to help you enjoy the backcountry safely. You'll hear Kevin Hjertaas talk about required learning for responsible backcountry exploration. Brendan Martland talks about avalanche forecasting, Aaron Beardmre discusses the Avalanche Bulletin and you'll hear some chilling stories from Mike Henderson - all recorded live as part of the Banff Centre's Avalanche Awareness Night on January 22, 2012.

    • 16 min
    Avalanche Awareness Night 2011

    Avalanche Awareness Night 2011

    In association with Parks Canada, this presentation included presentations by snow safety experts, films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival and a trade show featuring the latest tools and techniques for avalanche safety.

    • 37 min
    Renan Ozturk at The Festival

    Renan Ozturk at The Festival

    Allegra Young chats with athlete, artist and filmmaker Renan Ozturk while he's at The Banff Mountain Film Festival about his new film "As it Happens".

    • 8 min
    Andrew Skurka at The Festival

    Andrew Skurka at The Festival

    Allegra Young chats with adventurer Andrew Skurka while he's at The Banff Mountain Film Festival about his adventures skiing, packrafting and hiking all over the world.

    • 9 min
    John Vaillant at The Festival

    John Vaillant at The Festival

    Allegra Young chats with writer John Vaillant while he's at The Banff Mountain Film Festival about his new book, "The Tiger" and his connection with filmmaker Sasha Snow.

    • 9 min
    Jacki Florine at The Festival

    Jacki Florine at The Festival

    Allegra Young chats with Jacki Florine, jury member of The Banff Mountain Film Festival, about the importance of mountain culture, mountain sport, and the films shown at the Festival.

    • 5 min

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