Twin Cities Horror Festival Ends 10/30/22 This is My Final Review: Dead Mountain Was a Great End to This Fantastic Fright Filled Festival

Dead Mountain takes its inspiration from the true-life events of the Dyatlov Pass Incident where nine hikers mysteriously perished in 1959. The story is told in two parallel stories using the journal of one of the hikers as the link between the past and present threads. The present day story focuses on a group of American scholars and their guide who have come to collect data to prove their theory that the triggering cause of the incident was an avalanche. The show is well researched and uses actual journal entries from the original hikers. I’m so glad this was the show I ended my festival coverage on, it’s ranks among the top shows of the festival. It tells a scary story with the added creepiness of being based real events that are hard to explain, no matter what you think caused the deaths. It’s well acted and directed using the two ends of the space to allow for transitions between scenes and locations to flow quickly and for the past and present to meet. The script has some well placed humor as well as a couple of genuine shocks.

Ratings (1-5)
Language – 4
Violence – 3
Blood – 2
Warnings: Loud noises
Suggested Age: 16+

I can’t think of a better way to end my time at season XI of the TCHF, Highly recommend this show. But hurry the festival ends 10/30/22 and there is only one more performance of Dead Mountain at 6:00 PM on Sunday for more information and to purchase tickets for any of the remaining shows go to

Here is the schedule for the remaining shows

Saturday, October 29
4:30pm Gillman Genesis
6:00pm Ted’s Talk
7:30pm Victor, Invictus
9:00pm Bad Egg
10:30pm Spooky & Gay

Sunday, October 30 (Closing Day!) 
1:30pm Gillman Genesis
3:00pm Edgar Perry 
4:30pm The Shrieking Harpies
6:00pm Dead Mountain
7:30pm All Your White Darlings
9:00pm Ted’s Talk

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