STK-ID 33465

Slow PAN of rescue tools from shovel to toboggan stretcher displayed in snow. Shots of avalanche rescue workers probing snow for bodies, pulling casualty from snow, placing him on stretcher and speeding away on skis with him. Shot of ski patrolman, PAN to sign "Danger - Avalanche". Several shots of ski patrol coming down mountain, passing camera, of skier and stretcher coming down mountain hell bent for leather. CUs of patrolman making toboggan stretcher out of pair of skis. Shot of patrol crossing frame on ridge, towing stretcher. Shots of patrolman probing snow for bodies, digging and pulling out casualties, applying artificial respiration. LSs of patrol coming down trackless slopes, of Bombardier snowmobile moving past copse.


Excerpt from
Avalanche Rescue
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