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A Journey Towards Eastern Suns (2016)

The very first trip and the beginning of the Snowmads story

„SNOWMADS – A Journey Towards Eastern Suns“ is a film about Austrian freeskier and big mountaineer Fabian Lentsch realizing his long-cherished dream to discover the middle east, together with a group of like-minded skiers and friends in order to find unspoiled skiing lines by rebuilding an old fire truck into the perfect adventure vehicle. In 2016 Fabian, his Snowmads crew and filmmaker Jonas Abenstein dive into the versatile and colorful cultures of Turkey, Iran and Georgia and face the challenge to head into the unknown, get in touch with local natives and experience an incomparable time together exploring new terrains.

„A Journey Towards Eastern Suns“ was not only the very first Snowmads movie project, it was also the first trip with the freshly refurbished fire truck. – the kick off for many more adventures of Fabi Lentsch and his Snowmads buddies. 

„Snowmads – A Journey Towards Eastern Suns“ is a NINE&ONE film in co-production with Red Bull Media House, produced by graupause.

Partners: Scott Sports, Georgia National Tourism Administration

Directed by Jonas Abenstein and Fabian Lentsch

Executive Producers: Karin Lechner, NINE&ONE – and Florian Moser, Red Bull Media House