THE LONG PATHWAY

Australia: 36 mins
A film by: Tommy Wright

Australian trail runner Lucy Clark has long dreamed of setting the speed record for running the Te Araroa in New Zealand. In 2019, she geared up to run the 3,000k trail in less than 70 days. Averaging over a marathon a day, she is faced with lonely days on the trail, wrong turns, dangerous river crossings and solo nights in remote backcountry huts. Has she bitten off more than she can chew?

BREAKING TRAIL

USA: 31 mins
A film by: Jesse Roesler

Emily Ford, 28, Black, LGBTQ, sets out with Diggins a borrowed female Alaskan Husky sled dog to become the first woman and person of colour to thru-hike the 2000km Ice Age Trail in winter. What begins as an extraordinary physical journey also becomes a spiritual adventure.

INTO THE MOUNTAIN

Brazil: 7 mins
A film by: Lucas Ratton

Nicole Barreto is a base jumper who lives at the foot of the iconic and mystical Pedra da Gávea mountain, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After hundreds of climbs to practice the base jump, Nicole developed a connection with the mountain and its forest, considered by many to be a mystical mountain.

UTA: CLIMB FOR KOSOVO

Kosovo: 19 mins
A film by: Jake Tupman and Jack Somerville

34 year-old Uta Ibrahimi is the first person from Kosovo to attempt to climb Mount Everest. Her goal os to inspire a new post-war generation in Kosovo to move on from the war and help create a better future for their country.

FUEL

USA: 5 mins
A film by: Iz La Motte

Madison has been encouraged to fit into certain moulds her entire life. Now, as she comes to the stage of professional big mountain skiing, she is determined to show up as her true, authentic self and learn how to embrace her own personality in a world that often convinces individuals to fit into certain boxes.

ADVENTURE HAS NO AGE LIMIT: CHAU SMITH

USA: 3 mins
A film by: Garmin

Chau Smith has never been one to follow others’ expectations. This sneakered senior sets crazy goals, such as running a marathon on all 7 continents in 7 days.

Kirsty Cowie A Gift from Tasmania

A GIFT FROM TASMANIA

Australia, 9 minutes
A film by: Marco Noe (noéko) & Alex Clapin (Untamed Media)

Tasmania has a reputation for being home to some of the most spectacular and inhospitably wild terrain in the world. It’s also the gracious host to one of Australia’s toughest bikepacking challenges—the Tassie Gift. Last November, Kirsty Cowie became just the second woman to complete this gruelling self-supported route, climbing more than 36,000 vertical metres over 1,796km. Join her as she shares lessons from her adventure completing this scenic trip to Hell.

SKIN SWIMMER

Canada: 7 mins
A film by: Hannah Walsh

Waking up on a cold, rainy Vancouver morning, most people choose to stay inside gripping their steaming coffee. This is not the case for Roberta Cenedese, as her mornings look drastically different. Instead, she wakes up and heads for the ocean to dive into the frigid waters of the Pacific Northwest, only wearing a bathing suit.

BLAKE HANSEN: FUEL FOR LIFE

USA: 7 mins
A film by: Gnarly Nutrition

Some people spend their entire life discovering who they really are, and what they are meant to do. Blake Hansen knew early on. The hardest part? Acceptance.  Now a professional mountain biker Hansen is a woman on a mission, committed to a relentless pursuit of personal progression.

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As per direction from the Australian Government Classification Board the Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour is Exempt from Classification. All of the films in the 2018 tour are nudity, coarse language, sexual reference and drug reference FREE. Suitable for all ages.