Contact information:     Ivan Petrov


Media Highlights: The Mystery Mountain Project 2018-2021

The highly-anticipated feature documentary “The Mystery Mountain Project” was released in January 2021, followed by a book from Susanna Oreskovic in October 2021. Read below for recent media coverage of the new film:

This Week In History: A century old love story in BC’s mountains still inspires (CHEK News)

The Mystery Mountain Project comes to Cortes Island (Cortes Community Radio & Cortes Currents)

New Book Launched About The Ill-Fated Mystery Mountain Project (Mountain Culture Group)

Now on Earth – Adventure Out blog (United Kingdom)

The Misery Mountain Project (Alpine Club of Canada’s Gazette)

CBC Radio West aired May 18 (interview at 52:40 mark)

Mountaineers re-enact legendary 1926 trek to the Mystery Mountain of B.C. (Vancouver Sun)

Documentary explores historic B.C. expedition (Global News Morning BC – Feb 14)

CTV News Ottawa at Six aired Feb 6 (interview is at 37:36 mark)

Arnprior’s Stuart Rickard explores British Columbia’s woods… (CTV News Ottawa)

“The Mystery Mountain Project via Aspects blog (Alpine Club of Canada)

Documentary tells story of gruelling expedition to B.C.’s ‘Mystery Mountain’ (Ottawa Citizen/Ottawa Sun)

Adventure Filmmaking in the Waddington Range with Greg Gransden (The Pursuit Zone Podcast)

Amateur mountaineers attempt to recreate historic expedition 100 years later (Kootenay Co-op Radio)

“The Mystery Mountain Project” Documentary Is Out Now. Watch It. (Mountain Culture Group)

In July 2018, our Mystery Mountain Project expedition followed the footsteps of intrepid mountaineers Don and Phyllis Munday who explored the Waddington range in 1926. The team spent 21 days navigating the Coast Mountains’ wilderness relying only on vintage and replica period gear. Our second feature documentary film titled “The Mystery Mountain Project” was released in December 2020.

See our story in the May/June 2019 issue of the Canadian Geographic magazine and in the Coast Mountain Culture online feature. Please support these two excellent publications by picking up a copy at your local newsstands or better yet through an annual subscription.

July 2, 2018 the expedition team was interviewed by Global News at Noon BC. We came showing off some of our vintage gear and talked about the expedition.

On July 2, 2018, our expedition team did a slideshow and presentation. Hosted by the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section and Fjällräven Kitsilano (1976 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC). It was an opportune chance to meet the Mystery Mountain Project expedition team before they headed into the wilds. Great raffle prizes were won such as one of the two 24×36 inch signed photographs by Ivan Petrov from our Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb Project and other cool raffle prizes.

On June 26, 2018 we were were On featured on CBC Kamloops and CBC Kelowna broadcast as part of Daybreak Kamloops show. Our Expedition Leader Bryan Thompson and Canadian EH Society Director Ivan Petrov were interviewed by host Shelley Joyce.

On June 18, 2018 the Canadian EH Society’s Mystery Mountain Project made headlines across British Columbia and was featured on the front page of The Province newspaper, online in Le Victoria Droit (in French) and the Vancouver Sun with additional archival photos of Don and Phyllis Munday.

Media Highlights: The Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb 2016

On the 100 year anniversary of the first climb on Bugaboo Spire, a team of climbers geared up in 1916 gear and equipment to re-enact the climb. The Bugaboo Spire Centennial Climb Project was successfully accomplished in July 2016. A film and photography exhibition went on tour across Canada as a part of Canada’s 150th celebrations. Find out more about the project and the documentary film here.

Radio & TV coverage

Kootenay Co-op Radio – July 4, 2018 – Live interview on Kootenay Morning

National Post – July 3, 2018 – Video interview with Bryan Thompson

Global BC TV – July 2, 2018 – Global BC Noon News

CBC Radio Kamloops & Kelowna – June 27, 2018 – Daybreak

Rogers Community TV – May 25, 2017 – Live interview on Daytime Ottawa

The Ottawa Citizen – May 25, 2017 – Video interview with Ivan Petrov

Global BC TV – May 8, 2017 – Global BC Noon News

Kootenay Co-op Radio – Feb 22, 2017 – Live interview on Kootenay Morning

CBC Radio Kelowna – Feb 20, 2017 – Live interview on Daybreak South

CBC Radio Calgary – Nov 29, 2016 – Live interview on the Homestretch

Radio-Canada Vancouver – Aug 23, 2016 – Live interview on Phare Ouest (in French)

CBC Radio Toronto – Aug 15, 2016 – Live interview on the Candy Palmater Show

CBC Radio Kelowna – Aug 11, 2016 – Live interview on Daybreak South

CBC Radio Toronto – July 8, 2016 – Live interview on MetroMorning News

Contact information:  Ivan Petrov