An immensely visual documentary on the life and work of Ski Patrol at several Montana Ski Resorts as well as the Search and Rescue teams that respond to winter emergencies in the backcountry. Follow Ski Patrollers and backcountry search and rescue teams in the Rocky Mountains. Learn from the experts on how to save yourself during an avalanche or backcountry emergency. Can you use a probe, pole and beacon to save your friend? How much training has your backcountry partner had? Expanding interest in the backcountry has resulted in a growing number of adventurers seeking enjoyment outside a ski resort. The imperfect science of avalanche study and prediction may be the only thing standing in the way of life and death for a growing number of backcountry adventurers.
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