Banff's Radical Reels Tour 2021
RENT FOR 48 HOURS
Belgium, 25 min
Two of the most experienced paragliding pilots engage in exploration of the Spiti Valley in the Indian Himalaya. Thomas de Dorlodot, a multiple world record holder, leads Horacio Llorens, a six-time aerobatic world champion, to find out why few have tried to fly in this place where, according to local folklore, the gods live.
THE SECRET OF BOTTOM TURN ISLAND
USA, 3 min
Snowboarder Alex Yoder searches to the ends of the earth for the lost art of “snow-surfing” only to find the answers he seeks on Bottom Turn Island. Packed full of pow-pow and bottomless turns.
OCEAN TO ASGARD
Canada, 34 min
Four friends travel to Baffin Island for a forty-day human-powered adventure, featuring first ascents, paddle descents, and a surprising number of wild flamingos. Your classic adventure film that is about pushing personal limits and experience true wilderness. No big name athletes or flashy sponsors – just pure adventure for the sake of it.
A FEW STEPS FROM HOME
Germany, 7 min
The idea is simple. A small mountain hut, a warm stove, and three friends. Even if the big cities of Munich and Innsbruck are almost in sight, wild mountain adventures can often be found right out the back door. Proof that adventures in your own backyard can still be epic!
ACCOMPLICE: THE TIME MACHINE
USA, 8 min
Pro-riders Hannah Bergemann and Veronique Sandler travel to the high Himalayas near Ladakh, India to explore remote mountain ranges and ride unexplored lines in this segment from Teton Gravity Research’s mountain bike film, ACCOMPLICE.
France, 13 min
48 days of adventure, 250 kilometres of ski touring, 3800 metres of ascent up Mt. Logan, a first descent down the East Ridge and a 400 kilometre river trip back to the sea. Fully unsupported, Helias Millerioux, Alexandre Marchesseau, and Thomas Delfino redefine what it means to take a long journey.
RETURN TO EL GUAYAS
USA, 32 min
Ben Stookesberry, Rafa Ortiz and Lane Jacobs attempt the first descent of one of Colombia’s wildest rivers: El Rio Guayas. In the middle of night two, rain pours down, leaving the team stranded in the most remote part of the canyon. With rumours of armed groups in mind, they paddle blindly into the unknown. A raw adventure in wild frontiers that will keep you on the edge of your seat.