STK-ID 16225

[Title] [Remark: Mount Assiniboine with its pyramidal peak and majestic beauty well deserves the name "The American Matterhorn".] PAN of several mountains. Various shots of pack train winding its way through bush, across rivers, around lakes, into canyons. Shot of camp, men eating, squirrel in for its share, porcupine passing through camp area, climbing tree. CS of porcupine on the defensive, of porcupine nibbling at stick. Humourous shot showing cook making flapjacks, tickling bare feet of sleeper protruding from under side of tent, sleeper waking up in a freezy, grabing his six-gun, shooting hole in the flapjack pot letting all the batter flow into the fire. Shots of Mount Assiniboine, of guide looking at mountain through binoculars, inspecting spiked shoes, party setting off. Various shots of men clambering up mountain. PAN of mountain scenery from top of Assiniboine. Shot of reflection of mountain in lake being disturbed by thrown pebble. [Titles interspersed; End title]


Excerpt from
Mountaineering Memories
Rocky Mountains region (British Columbia), Mount Assiniboine
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486