The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival Nov 1-9 2014

The Banff Mountain Film and Book festival kicked off on November the 1st for nine days of the world’s best mountain films, books, and speakers. Experience the adventure of climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures, and the world’s last great wild places – all brought to life at The Banff Centre.

The Festival offers a diverse range of experiences for the thousands of people who visit Banff to attend this world-class event. 2014 events and guest speakers include:  Cerro Torre with David Lama,  Will Gadd: Frozen Titans – and films, Impossible Rock: Jimmy Chin, Hazel Findlay, Mark Synott – and Films, Yvon Chouinard: Damnation – and Films, renowned authors including Candace Savage, Ian McAllister, Broughton Coburn, and many more great speakers and films!  Past Festival guest speakers have included Sir Edmund Hillary, Jon Krakauer, Aaron Ralston, David Breashears, Reinhold Messner, Alex Lowe, and Royal Robbins.

From feature films to featured speakers, there’s something for everyone. Sit back and devote a guilt-free day to watching inspiring films from around the globe – including World premieres. Spend a lunch-hour listening to a renowned author reading excerpts from her latest work – or attend a free noon-hour seminar profiling hot topics in adventure and travel. Pick up new releases to be signed in-person by authors at the Book Fair. Find some unique gifts – paintings, pottery, jewellery, and more – at the Mountain Art and Craft Sale. Peruse the latest gear at the Mountain Marketplace.

Be inspired. Be energized. Come together to celebrate the spirit of adventure at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.