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Open your eyes to a world of adventure at MountainSummit: Mountainfilm in Aspen. Aspen is the perfect location for a film festival like MountainSummit, as Aspen offers easy access to endless mountain experiences from hiking, biking, skiing and rock climbing, to rafting and fly fishing. After seeing a film at MountainSummit, you’ll sure to be motivated to go out and have your own incredible adventure the very next day.

MountainSummit: Mountainfilm in Aspen is an annual film festival that occurs each August and is an offshoot of Telluride’s Mountainfilm festival in May. The film festival began in Telluride in 1979 and as Telluride Mountainfilm puts it, their film festival “uses the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.” Mountainfilm in Aspen is a curated selection of favorite films from the Telluride festival, so the offerings are sure to entertain and inspire Aspen audiences to get out into nature.

The MountainSummit film festival is heavy on outdoor recreation documentaries, but they also show documentary and fictional films with a strong environmental and social impact. In addition to film screenings, there are Q&As with filmmakers, athletes, and special guests.

You can check out MountainSummit screenings at the Wheeler Opera House in downtown Aspen and also at The Temporary in Basalt (Willits) and the Crystal Theater in Carbondale.

Experience MountainSummit: Mountainfilm in Aspen

Make MountainSummit a part of your August vacation in Aspen.

If you’re a guest staying at the Aspen Square Condominium Hotel, our concierge can assist you with your Aspen vacation plans, including buying tickets for MountainSummit: Mountainfilm in Aspen. You can reach the concierge at (866) 285-7876 ext. 3515, or email them at

Non-guests can contact the Wheeler Opera House for more information about MountainSummit: Mountainfilm in Aspen by calling (970) 920-5770.