Sonnie Trotter to Speak at VIMFF This Weekend

Other events in Vancouver this weekend include photographer Corey Rich and some award-winning films

February 28th, 2020 by | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles |

As the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) 2020 wraps up this weekend, climbers will be treated to a number of great films and speakers.

On Friday, you can catch a number of climbing films at the Rox Theatre, including Gone Tomorrow: Kentucky Ice ClimbingPacific Lines and Climbing Blind. For more details see here. Award-winning photographer Corey Rich has been documenting adventure sports for over three decades, and he loves to tell stories. You can catch him at the Centennial Theatre on Saturday, more details here.

And on Sunday, top Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter will be speaking at the Richmond Oval where there’ll also be a beer garden and other films, including The Terminator about Allison Vest climbing V13. More info here. Among other major climbs, Trotter made the first ascent of Cobra Crack 5.14 trad in Squamish, The Path 5.14R trad at Back of the Lake and Forever Expired 5.14d (unrepeated) in Ontario.