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Photos from the Spindrift Sessions: Adventure in Climbing

On June 23, 2015, our community gathered at The North Face Banff for the second instalment of the Spindrift Sessions to learn more about how climbing has changed in the last 50 years. It was an entertaining and inspiring evening, thanks to our speakers and panelists, Will Gadd, Chic Scott, Sarah Hueniken and Joshua Lavigne. Click on the first image to start a full-screen slideshow. [...]

Photos from the Spindrift Sessions: Risk and Consequence

On June 2, 2015, our community gathered at The North Face Banff for our first-ever Spindrift Sessions to learn more about managing risk and consequence in the mountains. It was an insightful and inspiring evening thanks to our speakers and panelists, Brad White, Jerry Kobalenko, Margo Talbot and Dan Evans. Click on the first image to start a full-screen slideshow. [...]

The Encyclopedia of Banff History: Interview with Founder David Fleming

History is easily forgotten unless we can find creative ways of keeping it fresh, accessible and interesting for people. With the Encyclopedia of Banff History, old stories are brought to life in a modern-day format. Founder David Fleming has created a Facebook Group, where he is archiving digitized newspaper clippings and images from Banff's history into categorized albums. In this Q&A, Tera Swanson finds out what compelled him to start this project, and what he's learned through the process. [...]