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Best of The Banff Mountain Fest

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Best of The Banff Mountain Fest

Best of The Banff Mountain Fest

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

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Latest Episodes

Ep 29: Zac Robinson on Conrad Kain

Conrad Kain is an iconic mountaineer credited with 69 first ascents in Canada. Historian and climber Zac Robinson speaks about the man and the legend, drawing from the book he helped write, "Conrad Kain: Letters From a Wandering Mountain Guide". #bestofthemountainfest

37 MIN2016 SEP 6
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Ep 29: Zac Robinson on Conrad Kain

Ep 28: Hot Topics Nepal

Ed Douglas moderates a panel of mountain guides, sherpas and journalists as they talk about their experiences in Nepal after the devastating earthquake of April 2015. #bestofthemountainfest

53 MIN2016 AUG 25
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Ep 28: Hot Topics Nepal

Ep 27: Yvon Chouinard

Environmental activist and Patagonia Inc. founder Yvon Chouinard in conversation with author and alpinist Ed Douglas. #bestofthemountainfest

32 MIN2016 AUG 11
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Ep 27: Yvon Chouinard

Ep 26: Broughton Coburn

Award-winning author Broughton Coburn talks about how the Sherpa ethnic group has been transformed by the mountaineering and trekking trades. #bestofthemountainfest

45 MIN2016 JUL 28
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Ep 26: Broughton Coburn

Ep 25: Wilderness - On the Razor's Edge

A panel discussion on whether or not there is still hope for preserving the world’s wildest landscapes. #bestofthemountainfest

55 MIN2016 JUN 23
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Ep 25: Wilderness - On the Razor's Edge

Ep 24: Lydia Bradey

In this episode, we revisit the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival to hear Greg Child and Lydia Bradey talk about the controversy surrounding her 1988 summit of Mt. Everest. The climb made her the first woman to summit Everest without supplemental oxygen — a claim her own teammates denied for years. #bestofthemountainfest

47 MIN2016 JUN 8
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Ep 24: Lydia Bradey

Ep 23: JB MacKinnon

100-Mile Diet author JB MacKinnon talks about the ideas behind his book, The Once and Future World, which reveals the natural world of the past and what it tells us about nature today. #bestofthemountainfest

45 MIN2016 MAY 26
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Ep 23: JB MacKinnon

Ep 21: Carol Shaben

Canadian writer Carol Shaben talks about the incident behind her book, Into the Abyss, which tells the true story of a plane crash in the Alberta wilderness where the survivors included a prisoner and her father Larry Shaben, Canada’s first Muslim Cabinet Minister. #bestofthemountainfest

42 MIN2016 APR 15
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Ep 21: Carol Shaben

Ep 20: Alex Honnold on his memoir, Alone on the Wall

On this episode writer and climber Greg Child talks with the world-renowned climber Alex Honnold about his memoir, Alone on the Wall. Famous for his daring solo climbs, Alex shares a more personal side in stories about atheism, his father, and learning as you go. #bestofthemountainfest

28 MIN2016 APR 6
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Ep 20: Alex Honnold on his memoir, Alone on the Wall

Ep 19: Wide Boyz

A feature interview with the Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, AKA the daredevil off-width climbers best known as the Wide Boyz. #bestofthemountainfest

55 MIN2016 MAR 12
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Ep 19: Wide Boyz

Latest Episodes

Ep 29: Zac Robinson on Conrad Kain

Conrad Kain is an iconic mountaineer credited with 69 first ascents in Canada. Historian and climber Zac Robinson speaks about the man and the legend, drawing from the book he helped write, "Conrad Kain: Letters From a Wandering Mountain Guide". #bestofthemountainfest

37 MIN2016 SEP 6
Comments
Ep 29: Zac Robinson on Conrad Kain

Ep 28: Hot Topics Nepal

Ed Douglas moderates a panel of mountain guides, sherpas and journalists as they talk about their experiences in Nepal after the devastating earthquake of April 2015. #bestofthemountainfest

53 MIN2016 AUG 25
Comments
Ep 28: Hot Topics Nepal

Ep 27: Yvon Chouinard

Environmental activist and Patagonia Inc. founder Yvon Chouinard in conversation with author and alpinist Ed Douglas. #bestofthemountainfest

32 MIN2016 AUG 11
Comments
Ep 27: Yvon Chouinard

Ep 26: Broughton Coburn

Award-winning author Broughton Coburn talks about how the Sherpa ethnic group has been transformed by the mountaineering and trekking trades. #bestofthemountainfest

45 MIN2016 JUL 28
Comments
Ep 26: Broughton Coburn

Ep 25: Wilderness - On the Razor's Edge

A panel discussion on whether or not there is still hope for preserving the world’s wildest landscapes. #bestofthemountainfest

55 MIN2016 JUN 23
Comments
Ep 25: Wilderness - On the Razor's Edge

Ep 24: Lydia Bradey

In this episode, we revisit the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival to hear Greg Child and Lydia Bradey talk about the controversy surrounding her 1988 summit of Mt. Everest. The climb made her the first woman to summit Everest without supplemental oxygen — a claim her own teammates denied for years. #bestofthemountainfest

47 MIN2016 JUN 8
Comments
Ep 24: Lydia Bradey

Ep 23: JB MacKinnon

100-Mile Diet author JB MacKinnon talks about the ideas behind his book, The Once and Future World, which reveals the natural world of the past and what it tells us about nature today. #bestofthemountainfest

45 MIN2016 MAY 26
Comments
Ep 23: JB MacKinnon

Ep 21: Carol Shaben

Canadian writer Carol Shaben talks about the incident behind her book, Into the Abyss, which tells the true story of a plane crash in the Alberta wilderness where the survivors included a prisoner and her father Larry Shaben, Canada’s first Muslim Cabinet Minister. #bestofthemountainfest

42 MIN2016 APR 15
Comments
Ep 21: Carol Shaben

Ep 20: Alex Honnold on his memoir, Alone on the Wall

On this episode writer and climber Greg Child talks with the world-renowned climber Alex Honnold about his memoir, Alone on the Wall. Famous for his daring solo climbs, Alex shares a more personal side in stories about atheism, his father, and learning as you go. #bestofthemountainfest

28 MIN2016 APR 6
Comments
Ep 20: Alex Honnold on his memoir, Alone on the Wall

Ep 19: Wide Boyz

A feature interview with the Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, AKA the daredevil off-width climbers best known as the Wide Boyz. #bestofthemountainfest

55 MIN2016 MAR 12
Comments
Ep 19: Wide Boyz
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