The Snow War

The Snow War

| 25 min
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This film describes the efforts of a mobile avalanche-control team to keep open the important Rogers Pass, situated in Glacier National Park, British Columbia. The film describes, in a visually exciting and dramatic way, the range of methods employed by the team: shear tests, snow profiles, blast tests. The climax of the film comes during a quasi-military operation involving the deliberate triggering of avalanches.

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The Snow War, Harold Tichenor, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • producer
    Harold Tichenor
    Peter Haynes
  • director
    Harold Tichenor
  • narrator
    Normand Seguin
  • camera
    Swami Veet Parajayo
    Trig Singer
    Bruno Engler
  • music
    Roger Deegan
  • editing
    Barry Freeman