Video: 'Snow Guardians' Ski Patrol Documentary Available Online

Video: ‘Snow Guardians’ Ski Patrol Documentary Available Online

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You see them working at every ski area, dutifully helping injured skiers, marking obstacles and generally keeping the mountain safe. This movie, now available for streaming, is a window into their lives.

Snow Guardians is a beautifully filmed documentary about the life and work of Ski Patrol at several Montana Ski Resorts and the Search and Rescue teams that respond to winter emergencies in the backcountry.

Can you use a probe, pole and beacon to save your friend? How much training has your backcountry partner had? The film is filled with expert advice that can save you during an avalanche or backcounty emergency.

The movie is a sponsored by apparel manufacturer Arc’teryx and produced by F9 Photo.

Check out the trailer, then sit back and enjoy the entire 51 minute film for $9.95 for a one year rental on Vimeo.

SnowGuardians Trailer from F9photo on Vimeo.

Sean McCoy
Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.