Safety in the mountains: snowcraft

New Zealand, 1956

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Outlines the major points to remember in mountain craft; the preliminary climb and how and when to use the rope; climbing on soft snow and hard snow, step-cutting, use of crampons and general uphill and downhill movement.

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Credits

producer

Grahame MacFarlane

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

director

John Cooper

Duration

00:06:43:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009947

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Snow and ice climbing

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Outdoor education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor recreation - Safety measures

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Mountaineering

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor education

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Rock climbing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Snow and ice climbing

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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