Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Banff Mtn. Film Festival coming Jan. 20 & 21, 2009

Algonquin Outfitters presents the 2008/2009
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Tuesday, Jan. 20 & Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Algonquin Outfitters is again bringing the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to the beautiful Algonquin Theatre for two nights. Each evening will feature a different selection of films. Stay tuned to this blog, film descriptions will be posted mid-December.

For the last ten years, Algonquin Outfitters has hosted this spectacular showing of mountain films in Huntsville. Films in the world tour bring the spirit of adventure to life on the screen and feature a wide variety of stories - from mountain sports, mountain culture and the environment - to entice and inspire viewers.

The tour features a collection of inspiring and thought-provoking action, environmental, and adventure mountain films. Traveling from remote landscapes and cultures, to up close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is produced by Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre, and features award-winning films and audience favorites from approximately 300 films entered in the annual festival in Banff, Alberta. The world tour spans the globe, making its way to North and South America, Europe, South Africa, India, Poland and Iceland.

Advance tickets will be available at the Algonquin Theatre box office at 37 Main St. E., in historic downtown Huntsville, on-line at or by calling the theatre box office at (705) 789-4975, or 1-888-696-4255, ext. 2352.

Admission is $15 for adults and $12 for students. Folks buying tickets for both shows can exchange their two ticket stubs for a 15% discount on their next purchase at Algonquin Outfitters in Huntsville or Oxtongue Lake.

Huntsville has a great reputation among the BMFF tour coordinators - let's give them another warm Huntsville welcome in 2009!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008


Tuesday, October 21 marks the date of the first significant snowfall this fall. And me without snow tires on yet...

Ooops, still need to wash, er, shovel, a few canoes.

The safest place for a kayak or canoe in this weather is on shore.

The trusty '53 GMC is always ready to go on a canoe trip...

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Fall colours are peaking NOW in Algonquin Park

You have to see it to believe it but the colours are spectacular right now. Quick, get in your car and drive north!

The Algonquin Park web site has an informative page on the fall colours, with a cool graph showing leaf change activity, recommended leaf viewing locations and more.

While you are there, check out the annual Fish Survey Results and start planning your spring fishing trip for 2009!