The Banff Mountain Film Festival opens its tour of the Pyrenees in Jaca

Banff Mountain Film Festival International Mountain Film Competition He opens his tour of the Pyrenees in Jaca this Friday at 8pm. At that time, in the Palacio de Congresos, the three documentaries of the “Snow Show” program will be shown: Doo Sar: A Karakoram Ski Experience (Poland 2021. 20 min), about skiing and mountaineering; To the Hills And Back (Canada 2022 45 min), snow sports; and Free Rider (France 2022. 35 min.), about free skating,

The most prestigious Canadian competition It will later arrive in Benasque (March 16 and 17) and Velha (March 31 and April 1).

The festival will continue on the fourth Saturday, With projection, at 7:30 p.m., for five acts included in the official section: Colors of Mexico (Mexico 2021. 5 min), on BTT; Sinner Fields (Tour Edit) (Germany 2021. 15 min.), dedicated to skiing; Reel Rock: Cenote (USA 2022. 14 min), climb; Nuisance Bear (Canada 2021. 14 min.), about nature; and Wild Waters (Switzerland 2022. 45 min.), by kayak.

The festival was presented by Counselor Olvido Moratinos.

parallel activity

The program for this Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in Candanch, includes an avalanche field practice, taught by Acna-certified instructors, based on the MountainSafety methodology and up-to-date with the latest developments and studies on the subject.

This formation Aimed at users with or without previous training, but salvage material, shovel and DVA probe required.

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This is the same practiceIt includes 5 workshops, It will also take place on March 18th in Cirler and on April 1st in Baqueira-Beret.

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“unified date”

Jaca Events, Tourism and Convention Center Consultant Olvido Moratinos comments that it is in town “The excitement because this is a highly anticipated date each year and a standardized appointment.”

In each edition held in Jaca – this year there will be eight – more than a thousand people have passed through the Palacio de Congresos de Jaca. “BANFF is a reference standard for the Pyrenees that convey to us experiences, culture and sensitivity to the environment”, Moratinos highlights.

This contest is important to Jaka, since “AWe aspire to be the mountain standard And this is one of the most consistent actions, to which are added the conferences on women, mountains, law, mountains and those organized by Bernabe Aguirre ”.

On the other hand, it is worth noting that this year The dates for the International Mountain Film Competition have been retrieved Mount Banff Film Festival, which revolves around fivemarzada bridge.

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