A mountain rescue team in training on the French Alps.
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Mountain rescue team training. French Alps.
LS pan over snow-covered mountains. MS man rushing to mountain hut where equipment is kept. MS men taking equipment out of hut. CU hands putting some equipment in rucksack. MS rescue party walking along ridge. CU rope being wound round pulley. MS rescuer carrying victim in bag like contraption over his shoulder. He starts to descend by means of rope.
LS rescuer and rescued dangling on end of rope over precipice. MS man with apparatus strapped on shoulders looking up. Various shots victim being lowered in aluminium cradle frame, which is steadied by rescuer. Various shots on the ground, a wheel is fixed to the frame, which is then pushed away.
MS rescuer and victim demonstrating overhead pulley system. MS on the ground the rescuer releases pulley and unstraps part of harness so that he can carry victim easily over his shoulder.