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Jeremy Jones’ Whistler Premiere of HIGHER – Oct 4

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It’s go time in Whistler. The right of passage to winter isn’t complete without some rainy fall nights, squats at the gym, and of course… the TGR film premiere weekend. This year we’re hitting you with a double header weekend. Friday Oct 3 = TGR’s Almost Ablaze, Sat Oct 4 = Jeremy Jones’ HIGHER. Be there. Here’s the Jones’ flick details.

Event Details

  • DATE: Saturday October 4th
  • TIME: 2 shows at 7 pm (all ages) & 9:30 pm (19+ years). Doors at 6:30 pm & 9:00 pm.
  • WHAT: Jeremy Jones’ HIGHER 2014 Snowboard film premiere
  • WHERE: Millennium Place Whistler, 604 935 8410
  • TICKETS: $17 Early Show. $19 Late show. Save $5 when you buy a combo ticket for both nights. BUY TICKETS ONLINE or Call 604 935 8410 to reserve over the phone.

Tour Sponsors:

Clif Bar, Jones Snowboards, Karakoram, Alaskan Brewing C0, MPora, Now, O’Neill, Patagonia, POC, Onboard, Sony, Snowboard Canada Magazine, Subaru, Swatch, Transworld Snowboarding.

Local Sponsors:

HUGE THANKS to our local sponsors and supporters who are going to hook you movie-goers up with mad swag and prizes! G3 Genuine Guide Gear, Clif Bar, Smartwool, Jones Snowboards, Patagonia, Evolution, Whistler Blackcomb, Frequency, Surefoot Whistler, Mountain FM and Backcountry Snowcats.

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‘HIGHER’ Teaser Video

About the Film

Ten-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year winner Jeremy Jones revolutionized backcountry snowboarding with Deeper, his 2010 ode to splitboarding and human-powered adventure. His 2012 sequel, Further, took him to the planet’s most remote mountain ranges and earned him a nod as a 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, and his environmental advocacy work with Protect Our Winters won him recognition as one of President Barack Obama’s 2013 Champions of Change.

Now Jones and TGR are elevating their game and taking their quest to the next level for the third and final installment of the Deeper, Further, Higher trilogy from the award-winning producers at Teton Gravity Research. Presented by Subaru, Higher traces Jones’ snowboarding journey from hiking Cape Cod’s Jailhouse Hill as a child to accumulating several generations’ worth of wisdom and expertise about thriving and surviving in the winter wilderness.

Jones has gathered friends old and new to pass the torch to the next generation of big mountain rippers. His crew for the film includes Bryan Iguchi, Luca Pandolfi, Ryland Bell, and others. With these friends, Jeremy leaves tracks on signature lines in the close-to-home playgrounds he’s made his own around Jackson Hole. He also makes history with far-flung first descents in the Eastern Alaska Range and the Himalayas of Nepal, where the stakes are as high as the peaks themselves.

Higher will premiere September 6, 2014 at Squaw Valley, CA followed by a world film tour, and is an official selection of the 62nd San Sebastian Film Festival.

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