STK-ID 32201

Various shots of avalanches in Rocky Mountains. Special effects shot of fine powder-snow tumbling down mountainside, billowing up. Shot of men digging out avalanche victim. Front and side shot of glaciers snaking down gentle slopes (animation). Shot between two wooded mountain slopes of snow-covered mountains in distant background. Similar shot, snow-covered slope in foreground. Shot of snow-covered mountain side, peak. Shot of mountain, snow-covered sides and silhouette, evergreen trees in foreground. HALS of ski slope, two skiers moving down in the distance. LS of site of snowslide showing tracks of slide on mountainside. LSs of thin snowslides falling off steep cliff. Various MSs of tracks of slides etched on snowy mountainside, the odd evergreen visible here and there throwing sharp shadows on snow. Various MSs of avalanche site, of chaotic jumble of snow, ice. (00/02/1958)


Excerpt from
Rocky Mountains region (British Columbia)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080