Art + Soul

Voices of Adventure: Behind the Scenes with Geoff Powter

It requires a unique combination of talents and guts to conduct an engaging, live interview on stage in front of a crowd of 330 people. As a writer, climber and psychologist, Geoff Powter has perhaps the perfect blend of skills and experience to pull it off. One of my favourite events at the Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival each year…

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The Best Mountain Book Ever Written

I hope you’re ready to expand your reading list. Going into this event at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival on November 1, I was really curious about how the panel would make a choice for the best mountain book ever written. How does one even go about making such a claim? What would the criteria be…

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Our Top Pick for BMFF Opening Weekend: Wild Bill’s Run

The Banff Mountain Film Festival took us to many places this past weekend and ones you normally expect to find at the Festival – climbing in The Karakoram, travelling with the nomadic people in Ladakh, on expedition with a surgical team in Mustang, and into a backcountry hut with Rockies legend, Chic Scott. But the film that really stole the…

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