The Asgard Project has scooped the coveted Best Climbing Film Award at this year’s Banff Mountain Film Festival. Berghaus athlete and Asgard film maker Alastair Lee was at the festival to pick up the award.
Now in its 35th year, the Banff Mountain Film Festival has become the premier event of its kind in the world. The Festival showcases the world’s best films on mountain subjects – climbing, culture, environment, exploration and adventure, and sport – and attracts the biggest names in mountaineering, adventure filmmaking, and extreme sports as presenters and speakers. The annual festival is held in the heart of the Canadian Rockies where more than 60 films were screened during the nine-day festival.
Alastair opened the film screening of The Asgard Project at the festival and presented his new book Lake District: Mountain Landscapewhich was short listed for ‘Best Mountain Image’ award.
See the full results on the Banff Festival website.