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Jim Head ~ The Question Guy

A stand out attendee of the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival for the past 14 years, Jim Head can always we be counted on to ask a question. At ...

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Drawing ~The Work of Jeremy Collins at Banff

As we’re winding up our time here at the Banff Centre there are constant reminders of enduring moments spent making cleaver expressions of mountain culture. Outside of the MacLab Bistro ...

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The Ridge ~ Danny Macaskill rides the Isle of Skye

More than 23 million viewers have watched the latest video from mountain bike trick rider Danny Macaskill. Since it posted to YouTube on October 2nd it may feel like we’re ...

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Peter McBride ~ photographing the most endangered river in America

    Adventure photographers and filmmakers give us a unique view of ...
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Grayson Schaffer: Outside’s Senior Editor On the Surprising Death Rate of Sherpas on Everest

Since before Edmond Hillary stood atop Mount Everest in 1953 the Sherpa ...
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Alex Honnold the reluctant free-soloist

  Many of us have a deep fascination with rock climbers. Big ...

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Banff Better Than Ever!

  With a fresh dusting of new snow in the Canadian Rockies the 2014 Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival came to an exciting conclusion Sunday after #NineEpicDays of adventure. The awards ceremony before a sold-out audience at the Eric Harvey Theater in the Banff Centre ushered in a season of inspiration with Vally Uprising […]

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Cerro Torre ~ An interview with climber David Lama

In 2009 professional sport climber David Lama declared that he would summit the great mountain in Patagonia called Cerro Torre. Known around the world as one of the most difficult alpine ascents Lama proposed to make the climb up the 3128 meter spire via the infamous and highly controversial Compressor Route. But unlike those who […]

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Believing is Seeing ~ the divide between perception and reality

When Madison photographer Eric Baillies asked me to sit for a portrait I was immediately flattered. A talented artist who has dedicated his craft to the creation of tintype prints he graciously offered to capture my picture on an emulsified metal plate. “I’d like to make an image with some of your climbing gear,” he […]

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Drawn Premieres at Banff!

  Of the many wonderful films schedule to premiere at the 2014 Banff Mountain Film Festival few are more eagerly anticipated than “Drawn” by climber and artist Jeremy Collins. The title sequence, posted this morning to Vimeo offers an exciting preview of the wonderful live action and animated feature film slated to be released for […]

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The Lincoln Hills Legacy

Often the guidance we need to create a brighter future can be seen through the fading images of the not-so-distant past. And by coming to a better understanding of where we have been we can set a path toward where we most want to go. Less than an hour’s drive from Downtown Denver, Colorado I […]

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The Adventure Gap ~ An Author’s Journey Begins

Under the weight of my backpack I resisted the urge to break into a full sprint as I walked with purpose down Pearl Street. Prone to sweat profusely with even the least physical exertion I moved through the crowd on the mall, dodging other pedestrians at a moderate pace but as quickly as possible. Though […]

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