STK-ID 38396

Roughly edited sequence on rescue operations in Canadian Rockies; HA PAN of snow-covered mountains in winter. HAMLS of rescue camp in valley. Exterior shot of ski rescuers sitting around, chatting. Sequence showing rescuers setting off, climbing slopes on skis. Various shots of skiers tearing down slopes, of skiers climbing in single file, probing for avalanche victims. Shot of man spreading blanket, casualty being placed on it. Shot of other man making stretcher out of two skis. Shot of artificial respiration being given to casualty. LS of party coming down mountain with stretcher. HALS of snowmobile coming to a stop, rescue party approaching. Closer shot of stretcher being put into snowmobile. HALS of skiers coming down slope straight for camera. HAS of chalet in valley.


Excerpt from
Avalanche Rescue
British Columbia, Canadian Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080