by Mick Ryan – Scotland´s capital sees the start of the three-day Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival,Friday night, 17th October (website). Held at the George Square Lecture Theatre at Edinburgh University, Sir Chris Bonington is topping the bill to deliver the key note lecture in this year´s packed programme that includes a whole range of mountain and adventure sports.Including the premiere of Echo Wall, Claire and Dave MacLeod´s film about Dave´s ground-breaking route on Ben Nevis, the route with no grade. You can see the full programme at Tickets: