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The North Face Mountain Festival 2017

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The North Face Mountain Festival 2017
 

The North Face Mountain Festival returns to the foot the Eiger in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, from September 14-17, 2017, and will be packed with a range of activities including hiking, climbing, train running, all guided by The North Face athletes. There is also the chance to try additional activities such as rafting, canyoning and paragliding.

The festival offers explorers from around the world the opportunity to scale walls, hike alpine routes, and run trails with the very best of The North Face athlete team, headed up this year by the legendary ultra runner, Rory Bosio.

Another addition comes in the form of the world premiere of the Hansjörg Auer Film – an emotive look at the life of the renowned alpinist and his impassioned journey from Austrian family farm-hand to renowned mountaineer – alongside a Q&A with Hansjörg himeslf. There will be a host of other incredible athlete expeditions brought to life through film and stories, including renowned Italian alpinist Simone Moro and his first live talk since his Kanchenjunga traverse attempt.

Sidetracked will be at the event, bringing you all the news, athlete interviews and thee best photography. Read our review of last year’s event here.

 
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At the festival basecamp, adventurers can wind down from the day’s excurions with training sessions led by #NeverStopLondon, get tastebuds going with expedition cookery workshops with Katadyn, or capture the Eiger in its best light with photography courses run by the German Roamers.

Tickets are available now for €249 and include a camping spot, meals from Friday evening to Sunday morning, hiking, trail running and climbing activities, basecamp workshops and talks, plus evening entertainment. Additional activities including alpinism, rafting, canyoning and paragliding are not included in the ticket price.

For tickets and further information, visit: www.thenorthface.co.uk/innovation/discover/mountain-festival.html.

 

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