STK-ID 31624

Mountain climbing in the Canadian Rockies: various shots of men and women preparing for climb. Sequence on mountain climbers, members of the Alpine Club of Canada, moving past camera in single piles on way to slopes, verdure, mountain vistas in background. Similar of climbers resting, women making-up, man receiving trophy in short ceremony. Men take up pack-sacks and group fords a mountain stream. Various shots of climbers in action, with sky, rock faces, mountain vistas in background. Long sequence on climbers negociating glacier, trekking past camera on flat stretches, chopping foot holds in ice, traversing almost sheer ice walls, proceeding along crevasses, inside ice canyons, moving in single files up easy ice slopes.


Excerpt from
Cliff Hangers
Canadian Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080