What is Mountain Story?
Mountain Story is an interview series that reveals incredible tales of passion, adventure and transformation behind the most accomplished and inspiring mountain personalities. Mountain Story will host a guest list of the most colourful and charismatic trail blazers, adventurers and innovators of mountain life.
Candid discussions in front of a live audience as well as an online series of interactive stories, Mountain Story is for all to enjoy, from outdoor enthusiasts to recreational players alike. The backdrop is Whistler, Canada, one of North America’s most famous skiing and biking locales and a high profile mountain destination deeply rooted in mountain culture and lifestyle.
Enjoy a social night out with engaging entertainment as an enhancement to dinner or a complete night out on the town. The reach is global, with creative stories to be shared online for the world to experience.
Entertaining and inspiring, Mountain Story is about sharing the remarkable passion for living in the mountains.
Visit Mountain Story online to watch a variety of recent interviews with colourful and charismatic trail blazers, adventurers and innovators of mountain sports.
Mountain Story interviews are filmed in front of a live audience. Check out our schedule online and join us as we bring the tall but true tales of mountain legends directly to you!
Mountain Story is made possible by our partners who sponsor our efforts to bring Mountain Culture to everyone. If you would like to become a partner, contact us.
If you are passionate about mountain life and want to get involved with Mountain Story, join our online community by connecting with us on social media.
Who We Are
We love living, working and playing in the mountains. We are adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts who have spent much of our lives exploring the great mountains of the world. We bring entertaining and prominent mountain personalities to share their fascinating Mountain Stories with you. We evolve dialogue about mountain culture beyond adrenaline and accomplishment. We are creators; having designed, directed, written, and developed projects from the ground up. And we are inspired by the stories we have heard and are excited to bring them to you!
Producer and Director
Intrigued by the human condition and inspired by the nature that surrounds us, Beth gets outside as much as she can and spends her indoor time bringing stories and ideas to life.
With over 15 years of experience in sponsorship and business development, and project management, Beth’s experience spans a range of industries including entertainment, cultural and sporting events. She was part of the team that produced Vancouver’s winning bid for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. As the Manager of Cultural Programs, she played a key role in the development of youth, education and arts programs and budgets that formed the basis of the programs launched by the 2010 Vancouver Organizing Committee of the Games.
As an independent film professional, Beth has worked on a wide range of projects. Inspired by the bravery of her sister, a patrol medic who deployed to Afghanistan, Beth followed the stories of three women in the most difficult and dangerous military professions who fought on the frontlines in Afghanistan. The resulting documentary, SISTERS IN ARMS was broadcast nationally in Canada and awarded Best Documentary at the 2012 Film North Film Festival in Huntsville, Ontario.
Producer and Interview Host
With a design aesthetic honed by a lifetime in the mountains and post graduate training at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, combined with the work ethic of an organic farmer, Naheed Henderson has lent her marketing talent, guiding skills and adventure profile to a host of vertically-impassioned clients and partners from Karhu skis and Garmont Boots to Genuine Guide Gear and The Backcountry Lodges of BC Association to Arcteryx and finally numerous global ski Festivals.
After a childhood in Vermont followed by ski bum years based out of Jackson Hole, Naheed chose Whistler/Pemberton as her base to raise a family, grow her own food, and continue seeking adventure and inspiration.
As a global adventurer, professional sponsored skier, sports model and endurance runner, Naheed was part of numerous worldly mountain adventures and big mountain skiing endeavors. One of her most notable mountaineering expeditions to ski an un-skied/unnamed peak brought her to discover the oldest existing ski culture in the world, in the Altai Mountains of China.
She has been on design and development teams that put to market leading skis and hard goods, and run across the rooftops of the world with highlights including a thirty-one day running traverse of the Spanish Pyrenees and an eight hour running traverse of the Teton Crest Trail.