• Short Summary

    Mountaineers in the Cairngorms can gain experience for Himalayan expeditions.

  • Description

    Cairngorms, Scotland.

    M/S mountains, pan to a group of men making camp with a tent on the snowy slopes. A mountaineer puts on his snow boots, another fixes his helmet. The mountaineers wear knitted hoods to keep ears from cold They outline their route ahead in the snow. There are shots of the climbers walking up the steep slopes, using pick axes to pick way up snowy slopes a trail of men with ropes. C/U shots of them climbing, finding footholds in the rocks. It could be in any mountain range, as it looks very high up and snowy. They ascend the snowy rock face with mountain slopes in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    323.11
    Media URN:
    3800
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:17:00 / 01:49:25:00
    Canister:
    CP 544

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