Fort William Mountain Festival starts this coming Friday, 6th March and runs through to Saturday 14th March. The Festival kicks off Friday 6th March with a ceilidh 2150ft up Aonach Mor.
Top speakers include Adrian Burgess and Slovenian climbing superstar Marko Prezelj, Dave MacLeod and Paul Pritchard, and walkers/conservationists Cameron McNeish and Richard Else.
Films include The Best Of Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, an International Adventure Film Competition and Claire MacLeod's Echo Wall, the story of her husband's climb up the north face of Ben Nevis.
Scottish Bafta Nomination For Claire MacLeod
STOP PRESS: Claire has been nominated for best director in the Scottish Bafta (British Academy Film Awards) new talent awards for Echo Wall - www.baftascotland.co.uk - A big congratulations to Claire and Dave MacLeod.
There is lots more happening at the Fort William Mountain Festival and it looks to be a great week - let's hope the weather is good! Cold, snow and ice and a blue sky.
Tickets are available from the good people at Fired Art, give them a call on 01397 705005 or buy them online at www.mountainfestival.co.uk/programme
For further info visit www.mountainfestival.co.uk