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Uber Fundraising : Mountainfilm Festival Delivers


The dust has settled. The numbers are in. And the last of the auction items have been claimed.

We’re sending a big thank you to the community for showing up and supporting the Mountainfilm Festival earlier this month. This sellout fundraiser helps fund the volunteer-run Squamish Search and Rescue.

This year we raised $10,054 from a silent auction, raffle and ticket sales!

Well Curated Films

Not only did the Mountainfilm Festival benefit a worthwhile cause, it did so featuring fantastic films.

The well–curated event was an evening of adventure, interesting characters, stories that warmed our hearts and films that won the crowd. Here’s our highlight reel:

“Edges”

She’s better than anyone we know on figure skates. And she’s in her 90’s.

“Throw”

A misunderstood inner city teen creates his own scene. ‘Cause that’s what you do when you’re a Yo-Yo prodigy.

“Operation Moffatt”

She could be the original climbing dirtbag. In this film, a granddaughter attempts to relive life as her climbing and adventuring grandmother did.

Iceland: Proven Here.

Since everyone has a crush on Iceland. Here’s some bike porn.

Thanks to Our Community

Venture Web would like to thank this awesome community for bringing this event to life.

Event Sponsors (These folks donated hard earned funds!) 

Mountainlife Media

Anthill Films

Blacktusk Reality

Squamish Rotary

The Organizers + Doers

The whole team at The Sea to Sky Gondola – so awesome!

Kim and Darren from MountainFM

Crystal and our partners at Mountainfilm

The hardworking volunteers from SSAR who helped organise – big shout outs!

Silent Auction Donations

GO PRO – Sarah Morel

Blackcomb Aviation – Jody Norris

Ziptrek Eco Tours – Warrick Hubbard

Lodging Ovations – Jaime Dunn

Anthill Films – Ian Dunn

Smart Wool – Mike MacLellan

Helly Hansen – Ollie Flaser

Arcteryx – Kyle Goertzen

Crystal Lodge – Ian Lowe

Squamish Terminal – Kim Stegman

David Greenfield

Airhouse – Matt Fraser

Escape Route – James Retty

Nita Lake Lodge – Nancy Stewart

MEC

Onsight Equipment – Pedder Orum

Tantalus – Al Ross

CORSA Cycles – Sandra Heisler

No Limits – Steve Wheeler

VW & G3 – Jamie Bond

Scotties Liquor Store – Scott McQuade

Capra – Solanna Klassen

Squamish Paddling Club – Ian Lowe

Windflower – Jill Beardmore

Rick Meloff


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