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10 reasons why Arctic Canada’s Northwest Territories is a sure bet

For your post-COVID adventure holiday The one good thing about COVID travel restrictions is that it gives us plenty of time to research the perfect adventure holiday destination!  When restrictions lift, make your first trip outside Australia count. For our money, Canada’s arctic region, the Northwest Territories is the adventure destination that delivers the goods …

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Myrtle Simpson

Trailblazer, Pioneer, Adventurer, Mountain Climber, Polar Explorer, Writer & Mother Myrtle Simpson is a name you won’t see in too many history books, despite her long standing history as pioneer in the outdoors. Her adventures were remarkable for many reasons, including the fact that she was doing them during a time in which it was …

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Danny Daycare

A wee bike ride around Scotland with Danny Macaskill If you asked Danny MacAskill to babysit your child, would you expect anything less than a cross country expedition, over mountains, over lakes, popping wheelies and doing flips… Well that’s exactly what happened when Danny babysat Daisy the best way he knew how – by taking …

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Good Morning

Changing up a morning routine in the French Alps Richard Permin is not your average skier. In the Banff Mountain Film Festival film, Good Morning, we see Richard expertly navigate the rooftops of Avoriaz (in the French Alps) to get his morning baguette. At only 4 minutes long, you’d be forgiven for thinking this was …

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The Frenchy

Living life large at 82? “no problem!” Jacques Houot (pronouced ‘oooo ohh’) is an age-defying athlete. Some are even convinced that he’s found the fountain of youth! In the Banff Mountain Film Festival film, The Frenchy, we see 82-year-old Jacques live life with no thoughts of slowing down! In fact, I don’t think he knows how! …

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An interview with John Fellows

Catching up with artist, designer, adventurer John Fellows Meet John. Artist, designer, adventurer and mastermind behind this year’s Banff Film Festival merch design. Hailing from Crested Butte, Colorado, John takes us through his tumultuous journey through the world of art and design, and the inspiration behind this year’s BUFF® art. Early beginnings Looking at John’s collection …

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