U.S. Forest Service actions to study snow avalanches and protect the skiing public
Alta Utah USA Date:1950 Duration:1 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
People are seen skiing down the slopes of snow covered mountains in Utah. Then, an avalanche of snow is shown across a valley. It thunders down the mountainside covering trees and everything in its path and rapidly approaches the camera position. Scene shifts to a Snow Ranger of the U.S. Forest Service. View of badges worn by such Rangers. View of the Snow Ranger headquarters in Alta, Utah, where avalanche studies are conducted. Camera pans along a swath of deep snow on a mountainside.
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