DATE: October 18, 2918 SHOW: Greg Hill + Ski Films
With the recent climate crises, from wildfires to hurricanes, he’s become aware of how the emissions from his air and car travel are negatively impacting the environment. Hill has since dedicated himself to seeking new ways to adventure that do not contribute to climate change.
Countless days spent skinning up hill, honed his skills till he has become one of the foremost ski mountaineers in Canada. Hill is always pushing deeper into the unknown, be it his personal limits or an unexplored mountain side. He has hundreds of first descents around his home range in British Columbia, as well as South America, Norway and Pakistan.
Golden Based Filmmakers DIRECTORS: Matt Ruta & Valerio Arquint ORIGIN: Canada YEAR: 2019 DURATION: 19 min
In the Fall of 2018, unprofessional skiers Matt Ruta and Valerio Arquint went to South America to immerse themselves in beautiful lines and first descents throughout the Andes. But with a shoestring budget, next to no beta and even less of a plan, pulling it off was easier said than done.
DIRECTOR: Ben Sturgulewski ORIGIN: USA YEAR: 2018 DURATION: 6 min
The Pehuenche people of present-day Chile speak Mapudungun: ‘the language of the land.’ This land, their universe, is known as Wallmapu. Two skiers enter, into a breathtaking creation of ancient Araucaria trees, looming volcanoes, and windblown snow.
PRODUCER: Putorana Films ORIGIN: Canada YEAR: 2018 DURATION: 54 min
Shangku Shelter is a story of two decades of adventure, friendship and social change, driven by a love of skiing. Zanskar is a remote kingdom in the northwest Indian Himalaya, where local people are snow-bound for six months of the year. About 10,000 Zanskaris live in the isolated valley. In winter, mountain passes are blocked, the summer Jeep road closes and buses stop.
DIRECTORS: Pierre Cadot & Thomas Guerrin ORIGIN: France YEAR: 2018 DURATION: 28 min
Extreme skier and high mountain guide, Vivian Bruchez has a prolific year in 2018, so Yucca Films decided to produce a film retracing his winter, highlighted by "big achievements". Between the Lines is more a documentary than a ski film, exposing the background story of steep skiing in the valley of Chamonix.