To Become Known | 5
The frantic pace of modern life can be overwhelming – endless streams of hedonistic noise, echo chambers for a digital society…’
In an increasingly chaotic world, defining our own voice can seem like an important task.
‘To Become Known’ reflects on stepping away from these pressures of modern life, and into the quiet spaces of the mountains.

Matt Hunter: This is Home | 10
For many people, mountain biking is a migratory sport. Once you get a taste for the trails, moving closer to ride every day is a no brainer for those who choose the lifestyle. For Matt Hunter, migration was never necessary. He grew up in Kamloops, where the surrounding landscape was an ever-present inspiration for his own riding.

Ignite Your Spirit – A Disabled Ski Bum Story | 9  
Kevin Wilson, 31 years after a paralyzing car crash, is now living his dream as a ski bum despite a long and difficult path to get to where he is now. After his car wreck, he struggled with mental health, alcoholism and obesity but wanted to make a positive change in his life – so he started skiing again. Now, he’s sharing his love of the mountains with others by running a non-profit dedicated to providing winter sport opportunities for individuals affected by a disability.

The Fastest Girl in the Village | 6
As a girl growing up in Lesotho, Khothalang Leuta never imagined she could become a bike racer – until a pump track was built in her neighborhood and a dream was born. Watch as she discovers a love for biking and earns the chance to represent her country at the Pump Track World Championships in Portugal.

Life with Bats | 6
Life with Bats follows three wildlife careers from rescuing orphaned pups, to rehabilitating and caring for them.

Epic for Everyone, Wilmot | 6
Epic for Everyone Youth Access Program provides urban communities with an introduction and continued access to winter sports and careers in the outdoor industry.

Rural Runners | 29
Rural Runners follows a progressive climate activist as she becomes the youngest representative elected to both the Maine House of Representatives and Senate, winning two consecutive campaigns in deep-red rural districts.

This is Beth | 18
Rock climber Beth Rodden is one of the most prolific athletes in climbing history, with multiple free ascents of El Capitan and first ascents of cutting edge lines to her name. ‘This is Beth’ takes an intimate look beneath the forward facing success of her career, diving into Beth’s grapple with body image and cruel self-talk, and celebrating how she transformed this dynamic to rediscover the love of her sport.

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Packing It Out | 2
Do the royal squat. Drop a deuce. Make a deposit at the porcelain bank. Pinch a loaf. Squeeze the cheese. Unload some timber. However you want to say it, we all poop.

Janwaar | 10
Janwaar celebrates a rambunctious group of kids whose lives are transformed when a skatepark is built in their small village in India. Raw talent, creativity, and unadulterated childhood find a home on four wheels, and manage to break down generations of caste and gender barriers in the process.

Denizens of the Steep | 10
As backcountry skiing grows in popularity—and more people are headed into the wilderness than ever before—we must become aware of our environment, understand our impact and take measures to recreate responsibly. Denizens of the Steep explores the impact of backcountry skiing.

The Wintering Grounds | 21
For most of the year, bands of world class freestyle kayakers roam the land in search of waves. But when the rivers freeze, everyone finds their way to a special spot on the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia border.

House of the Gods | 44
The iconic prow of the mountain has been climbed before but it’s never been free climbed. Now, veteran expedition leader and world class rock climber Leo Houlding has assembled a team including up-and-coming Cumbrian climber Anna Taylor and jungle expert Waldo Etherington, to undertake a big wall expedition with new ‘modern ethics’.



Facing Goliath | 2
Is this for you, or for the likes on your feed? Do you meet what comes with resolve and grace, or cry foul in public rage? In this savage arena, few are those who move calmly through the storm.

A Dogs Tale | 9
It all starts with the trail. The crunch of the dirt, the smell of a dewy morning ride, or the feeling of brushing away pebbles with a perfectly timed belly scrub. These are the happy memories of a trail dog’s life well lived.

Letting Go | 6
Julie Hwang loses hold of herself and love of rock climbing after a traumatic divorce, but after a seasonal change, she finds new purpose and success in her time outside.

Uncharted Waters | 6
Uncharted Waters tells the life-changing story of 50 active and inactive gang members experiencing an overnight whitewater rafting trip for the first time.

Every Few Winters | 10
When the days grow shorter, and skiers begin to dream of their favourite pistes and perfect powder days, it’s not often that they imagine the Scottish Highlands. Yet for those in the know, Scotland is an obsession. A foggy, dented gem, beautiful in its own way; not for its clarity or perfection, but for its obscurity and esoteric nature.

A Space For All | 6
This year Brooke Goudy climbed and descended nearly 200,000 vertical feet and put in over 3,000 mile on some of the most beautiful, challenging, and remote trails. Mountain biking has forced her to push herself to unimaginable limits. It allows her to see in herself an incredible level of resilience and strength that she carries with her off the trail. She wants to share the healing power that cycling brings to her life, but her greatest happiness comes from introducing others to mountain biking and working to remove barriers to create a space for all.

Malik | 12
From disparate backgrounds seemingly worlds apart, Malik Martin and Conrad Anker bridge whatever divide our society has erected between them through brotherhood and heartfelt connection.

On the Edge | 13
Five women set out on an eight day, 65-mile packrafting journey deep in the wilderness of Montana. Stunning scenery, challenging terrain, heavy packs, and extreme remoteness brings the group to their physical edge. A trip inspired by self growth, adventure, and world class westslope cutthroat trout fishing quickly evolves into a deeper exploration of how we are on the edge of a new climate era, leading them to question what the future of conservation and ethical wilderness recreation will look like in a rapidly changing climate.

A Tree a Minute – 1440 Trees | 18
There are 1440 minutes in a day, and Beau Miles loves planting trees so he decides to plant a tree each minute for 24 hours.  It was *slightly* difficult.

Resilience | 16
Costa Rica’s highest mountain witnesses the inspiring journey of a woman overcoming cancer.

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Do A Wheelie | 6
Join Danny MacAskill and a host of friends as he pushes the boundaries of the humble wheelie and learns a thing or two from friends old and new.

Well Worn Life | 6
Meet Dani Reyes-Acosta: a mountain athlete, land cultivator, and storyteller whose path consistently seeks the limits of her possibility. Ticking off climbs and ski lines across South America, cultivating her role as a legacy Coloradoan, and setting the course for the future of outdoor access in remote communities, Dani is a visceral example of how self-care and self-determination can harmonize via the outdoors.

Chinatown Runners | 7
In a time of increased tension for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, Victoria Lo turned her own fear and anxiety into a call to action. The founder of Chinatown Runners creates monthly celebrations of place, space and culture, one mile at a time. Vics connects runners to Asian cultures, promoting safety, and running in solidarity with AAPI communities by running in Chinatowns across the country.

High Road | 12
High Road celebrates the unbreakable bond between Paralympian Meg Fisher and Jack Berry, a young para-athlete who’s cycling career is just beginning to unfold. Together, the two navigate life’s obstacles with grace and integrity- creating space for the next generation of para cyclists.

The Mirage | 60
Ultra runner, Timothy Olson, aims to break the fastest known time on the Pacific Crest Trail. Braving record high temperatures and impending wildfires, he must outrun nature and reach the finish line before the birth of his daughter. Supported by his wife and kids, Olson has to average over 50 miles a day for 50 consecutive days.



YOGA / TIMELAPSE FILMS – 12:00  (requires matinee ticket)

The Making of Walden’s Ridge Park | 4
Situated on a steep slope of Signal Mountain, Walden’s Ridge contains 10 miles of multi-use trails with an emphasis on intermediate/advanced gravity, bike-only trails. Alongside the SCC, the team also identified over 30 bouldering opportunities throughout the park and wove hiking trails into the design specifically for climbers to enjoy.

Protecting the Monarch Butterfly | 4
Monarch butterflies have one of the longest migrations of any insects, and they depend on critical habitat for their survival during their journey.

Epic for Everyone, Hunter | 5
The Epic for Everyone Youth Access Program, in partnership with community organizations such as Good Shepherd Services, provides urban communities with an introduction and continued access to winter sports and careers in the outdoor industry.

Inseparable: Myia | 12
As one of only 30 fluent Squamish language speakers left in Squamish Nation, Myia Antone teaches as a way to preserve her language for generations to come. Seeking to learn more about her culture and language, Myia uses her mountain bike as a needle weaving through her ancestral lands and language.

Wood Hood | 16
DeVaughn is a 15-year-old kid from New York City who loves skateboarding and craves a “quiet place” to escape the chaos of his home, the city, and kids that steal from him. The film follows DeVaughn on a weekend-long group camping trip with Camping To Connect, a BIPOC-led mentorship program that teaches leadership, brotherhood, and inclusion in the outdoors.

Craig, America | 14
A story of transition and renewal in the rural west, Craig, America shares the many perspectives that encompass a community upheld by coal but looks towards a future without it. It brings to life the unique story of Craig, Colorado, and how its people, economy, and community are both resilient and adaptive.

Mum’s Gone Climbing | 21
Nell became pregnant in her mid twenties, and took a break from climbing. Her son was born with a rare genetic syndrome, and motherhood became a series of specialist appointments, therapy sessions, and WTF moments. Five years, and another baby later, Nell stuffed her mama feet back into climbing shoes. It was a pivotal moment.

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Stop Pebble Mine | 5
A short documentary about the Pebble Mine project in Bristol Bay Alaska with interviews from the World Wildlife Fund, United Tribes of Bristol Bay and Trout Unlimited.

Lower Sharpnose – Winter Coast | 4
The South West of England is perhaps the most underrated of climbing areas in the UK. A huge variety of styles and rock types, host to a myriad of classic routes on granite and limestone, and home to one of the more acquired and esoteric of tastes: Culm.

Space to Live | 20
This is a journey of discovery that builds toward the ultimate conclusion of what is the driving force behind habitat loss and all environmental destruction. Nastaran Rahnama travels to Kenya to see for herself how her own consumption could potentially harm animals and cause habitat loss worldwide. She wants to take you on this journey.

Elevated | 15
Effective communication is a challenge every climber faces. It’s a sport that requires intense focus, dedication, and overcoming fear. For Deaf climber Sonya Wilson, communication and community is of vital importance. Elevated is a non-verbal film sharing Sonya’s experience as a Deaf woman and outdoor advocate working to bridge the gap between the Deaf community and the outdoor industry, one crag at a time.

New Story Run | 12
Stories underpin our societies and our relationship to our environment. Frustrated with their impact from behind a desk, Rosie Watson and Mike Elm are running and cycling from the U.K. to Mongolia to tell the stories of people living the changes we need to make in a time of climate crisis, and to try to shape a new story of our place in the natural world.

All Bodies on Bikes | 13
Kailey Kornhauser and Marley Blonsky are on a mission – a mission to change the idea that people in larger bodies can’t ride bikes. The duo aims to make cycling more inclusive, beyond just inviting people of all sizes to ride bikes, but by changing the entire idea of what it means to be a cyclist — not just on screens, but on trails and in people’s minds.

Sheri | 29
Sheri showcases the beautiful story of how one woman and her family revolutionized the outdoor gear industry. Sheri Tingey defied the odds and expectations of those around her by starting a company at age 50 that revolutionized the outdoor industry and changed the way paddle sports in the backcountry are viewed around the world.



Continuum | 2
Everything is connected. Each ride is an extension of the one before. Each reentry is a transition to the next launch. Each experience builds on one another toward a flow state of endless progression. Only the settings and perspectives change along this continuum.

Midair | 4
In scaling rocks by the hardest routes, boulderers seek to escape gravity in an endless quest to achieve weightlessness and momentarily leave the world behind.

Soul Hunger | 6
Andrew Cotton shares his big-wave story, overcoming fears and injury, his relationship with Nazaré, and finding happiness through his connection with the ocean.

If You Give a Beach a Bottle | 5
Inspired by a picture book, Max Romey heads to a remote beach on Alaska’s coastline in search of marine debris. What he finds is a different story altogether.

Chains of Habit | 7
When you see a beautiful picture of a person standing on top of a big mountain, it’s easy to assume their life, one of adventure, must be bliss. It’s simple, right? No screens, no deadlines, just the awe of nature and moving your body in places most of us only dream of. You’re at the top of the world–you should feel it, right? But the reality is: When you live with depression, it doesn’t care where you are, how high you’ve climbed, or how many peaks you’ve bagged.

The Truth and Dignity Project | 7
On July 24th, Erick Cedeno, aka Bicycle Nomad, crossed into St. Louis, Missouri, after spending 41 days in the saddle: The 1900-mile journey born of a commitment to bring truth and dignity to an oft-forgotten part of history. Erick’s ride serves as not only an invitation to learn the story, but also a means of paying homage to the Buffalo Soldiers’ 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps by reliving their history.

Lil Buddha | 9
Lo Phong has hiked over 48,000 miles since age 19. He attributes his motivation and drive to his Hmong lineage, a family of survivors. Lo Phong’s story chronicles the journey of a refugee on a quest for freedom and a sense of home. Lo Phong is currently working with Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) to raise awareness and funds for STOP AAPI Hate.

Miles to Go | 8
In 2022 alone there have been over 300 anti LGBTQ+ bills proposed in various states across the country. Refusing to sit idly by, trans trail runner Perry Cohen (he/him) formed a team of fellow runners who identify as trans men with an aim to compete in races in states proposing and passing hateful legislation. Miles to Go follows their journey into the world of trail running and the freedom to be themselves on the trail.

The Illness | 24
This adventure documentary follows a blue-collar crew of Appalachian adventure seekers deep into the mountains as they climb, talk crap, fish for their dinner, and try to use their single-pitch skills to summit a 1,300ft rock face. Their main objective is to free an old aid route first established over 30 years ago, but will they succeed? Will they be strong enough? Will they be struck by lightning? One thing is for sure, they’ve been infected with “the illness!”

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Dreams | 3
Floating over the open air, this group of inspiring women overcome some of the challenges of the seemingly impossible. Highlining is no easy task, but with the support and love for each other, anything seems doable.

Beinn Eighe – Winter Snow | 4
Scottish Winter mountaineering is the full test. Not only whether you can cope with the physical challenges; a heavier pack, a more arduous walk in, trickier navigation, time constraints, staying warm while belaying in dark gullies, keeping your ropes tidy, calf pump, arms and shoulders on fire, getting off the top in the gloaming; but also whether you can accept and maybe even relish the emotional ingredients of the day.

Airplane Mode | 11
Mountain bike trail-building documentary from Vancouver BC

Walking On Clouds | 7
This short film shows the highline crossing between two air balloons, performed by athlete Rafael Bridi, achieving the highest highline record in the world by the Guinness Book.

A Baffin Vacation | 13 
Erik Boomer and Sarah McNair-Landry set off on a bold multi-sport 45-day expedition traveling through the remote landscape of Baffin Island in search of stunning cliffs to climb and unexplored rivers to whitewater kayak.

Crux | 13
Sunny Yang, a devoted rock climber from Kentucky’s Red River Gorge majorly shifted his perspective on life, after a near fatal car accident. After being almost fully paralyzed, and hearing from doctors that he would likely never climb again, Sunny’s will to live dwindled. After internal deliberation his passion for life was rekindled by the love of his family. Now, he has defied the odds. Sunny not only climbs, but competes for the US Paraclimbing National Team, and most importantly is there to teach, support and love his two children.

Not Alone | 44
Alpine guide and professional athlete Sarah Hueniken has dedicated her life to the mountains, but when an avalanche takes the life of her close friend during a guided ice climbing camp, her life and career as she knows it is shattered. In her journey towards healing, Sarah takes on a huge winter climbing goal in the Canadian Rockies – but finds that moving forward is about a lot more than just climbing. This film explores trauma, loss, grief, mental health, and our universal human capacity for healing.



YOGA / TIMELAPSE FILMS – 12:00 (requires matinee ticket)

We are the Tennessee River Gorge Trust | 2
We are the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and so are you! TRGT has been working for over 40 years to protect the Gorge and connect our community with this special place.

Dream Carriers | 7
On a final ride through her neighborhood, a college-bound Chicana reflects on past generations of women through the telling of the migration of monarch butterflies.

Risk Is Reward | 4
Risk versus reward—the idea that an endeavor with greater uncertainty garners greater payoff—is a principle used in fields as diverse as economics, athletics and even relationships.

The Farmer | 4
Through years of simple living, David Van Dame spent over 35 years of his life dedicated to chasing turns in the Cottonwood Canyon and harvesting powder.

The Trails Before Us | 13
The Trails Before Us follows 17-year-old Nigel James, a Diné mountain biker, as he hosts the first Enduro race in the Navajo Nation. Through revitalizing old sheep and livestock trails on his grandparents’ land, Nigel and a new generation of riders honor the connection to their land, community, and culture.

Journey to Jagdula | 11
With The Pinnacle Club celebrating their centenary, this film celebrates the success of a group of their earlier members who took part in an expedition in the 1960’s to a remote part of Nepal and became the first ever people to summit and map a region of peaks in the Kanjiroba Himal. A place they called Jagdula.

6 women took part in the journey with some driving overland from the UK to India, before hiking through the foothills of the Himalayas to their destination. The two sole survivors of the group recount their tale from their homes in north Wales.

The Boundary Waters Traverse | 12
The Running for the Boundary Waters project is designed to highlight the issue of potential sulfide-ore copper mining proposals in the watershed of, and directly adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to the running community. Trail runners and environmental advocate Alex Falconer ran the Border Route and Kekekabic trail, creating the boundary waters traverse, a 110 mile run, in 38 hrs 15 mins and 3 seconds. This shows his journey.

Thorns & Roses: Inspiration for a Lifetime | 10
No matter your age, backpacking the Sierra can be a life changing experience. The inspirational journey traverses some of the most remote, least-traveled regions of the Sierra before culminating with an ascent on Mt. Whitney (elevation 14,505 feet), the highest point in the lower 48 states.

North Shore Betty | You’re Never too Old to Send | 12
After nearly 30 years on the harrowing and hallowed trails of British Columbia’s North Shore Mountains, Betty Birrell still thinks life is one big playground—and that you’re never too old to send.

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Greybeard: The Man, The Myth, The Mississippi | 90   (World Premier)

Dale “GREYBEARD” Sanders challenges himself to set another world record, trying to reclaim his title as the oldest person to paddle the full source to sea on the Mississippi River. At 87 years old it takes perseverance and an attitude that says, “one of these days I’ll get old.”



The Next Headland | 3
Utilizing sailing as a vehicle for delivery to distant frontiers, Jeff Allen sets out to explore the intricacies of coastlines the world over by sea kayak. He lives and breathes the ocean, the water, that life afloat – but also adventure and escaping the stresses of our modern society and a world where everything is wrapped up in cotton wool.

Busy in The Battery | 3
New York City doesn’t usually bring “farms” to mind. However, within The Battery, a New York City park, an urban farm is bustling with staff and volunteers who tend to the land and harvest its crops. But there’s another “hidden helper” buzzing around… Bees! The neighboring BeeVillage helps to pollinate the urban farm, reflecting in a higher yield of crops. This produce is then donated for food relief in the

Fighting Fire with Fire | 4
The Nature Conservancy uses prescribed burning to help the forests of western Montana.

Inseparable: Ava | 11
The ocean has been a source of spiritual connection, traditional knowledge and cultural practices for the Makah people for generations. After learning to surf through a local non-profit nearly half a decade ago, 13-year-old Ava now uses her sport as a way to connect with the land, ocean, and her elders. Alongside her five siblings and her mother, Ava surfs the well known swell of Neah Bay on the Olympic.

Little Stream Big Magic | 7
In Franklin, West Virginia, something magical is happening in the local streams! A native trout species pushed to the brink of extinction is making a remarkable comeback.

Going Home | 9
To celebrate the adventurous life of her late Uncle Clive, she takes a leap of faith and learns to fly. A decade after his death, Ashley takes off on an emotional journey of reconnection.

Bridging Fragments | 8
Urbanization and deforestation are fracturing the wildlife corridors that preserve biodiversity in tropical rainforests, putting many species at risk, including the slowest mammal – the sloth.

Made in Yangshuo | 10
There is no place on Earth like Yangshuo. Nestled below the towering karst pinnacles of Southern China, the town itself is the birth of Chinese rock climbing, and remains it’s soul. Much has changed for Yangshuo, and the sport climbing scene has skyrocketed, with the unique towers and arches now internationally recognized for their aesthetic and ergonomic climbing quality.

Last Tracks | 12
After shedding a lifetime of belongings, moving to an assisted living facility with his ailing sweetheart, and now coping with losing his mind, former world-class athlete Alan Jackson, 87, embraces his last tracks, and what remains despite the losses.

Outlaw Origins | 15
“Born From Junk” traces the outlaw roots of mountain biking back to its raw beginnings in Crested Butte, where a crew of unlikely pioneers in pursuit of wild times in the mountains blossomed into a global phenomenon.

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Resilient | 15
Life flourishes when you can learn to push down barriers and challenges that can be thrown at you out of nowhere. Jerad Fischer, Lindsey Runkel, and Dan Soller are the living proof of how you can keep shredding and attacking life with a positive and tenacious attitude after a life-changing injury. From Colorado local dirt jumps, to Highland Mountain, to the Adaptive MTB World Champs, “Resilient” will prove that we are all capable of what we put our minds to!

Finding Hetch Hetchy | 10
Yosemite Valley is well-known as the epicenter of American climbing. Its sister valley to the north, has long been left in the shadows of Yosemite’s reputation.

A Dream of Flying | 75 (World Premier)
Lookout Mountain Flight Park is one of the largest free flight destinations in the world, and this is its story, past, present and future, told by the pilots who fly there.