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This Mountain Life: A Mother/Daughter 2,300 Kilometer Trek

Grant Baldwin’s This Mountain Life is about people and mountains—specifically those of British Columbia, a province that consists of 75% mountainous lands. Very few people take advantage of the beauty and majesty available to them in their own province. The film follows a few of the few.

This Mountain Life features Martina Halik and her 60 year old mother, Tania, on a 2,300 kilometer ski trek from Canada to Alaska. That treacherous trek had only been completed once before, and never by a female duo. Baldwin intersperses this harrowing journey with profiles of others who also have strong emotional relationships with the mountains.

This Mountain Life is gorgeous, jaw dropping, exquisitely shot. I would happily watch another 76 minutes beyond the film’s first 76.

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This Mountain Life, Grant Baldwin, British Colombia, Martina Halik, Tania Halik, documentary