October 26 – November 3, 2013
Nine days you don’t want to miss!
The 2013 Festival is jam-packed with stores of legendary explorers, groundbreaking expeditions, passionate mountain advocates, distant cultures and the world’s best mountain films and books. Eighty-nine films are being screened at this year’s festival, including World premieres, North American premieres and Canadian premieres. Guest speakers come to Banff from around the world — including adventurers Tim Cope and Justin Jones (AUS), mountaineer Apa Sherpa (NPL), polar explorers Aleksander Gamme and Cecilie Skog (NOR), big-wall climber Silvia Vidal (ESP), authors Huw Lewis-Jones (UK), J.B. MacKinnon (CAN), Christian Beamish (USA) and many more! Film screenings, speakers, book signings, exhibitions, Mountain Art & Craft Sale, Mountain Marketplace — over 65 events this year! Celebrate the spirit of adventure in Banff this Fall. Visit http://www.banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/ for full details