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Learning to Splitboard in the Northern Rockies
Alaska Long Hunters

Alaska Long Hunters

Alaska Long Hunters

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This award winning story follows the life of a young pilot who flew in Alaska’s frontier arctic. Experience the front-seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on earth, airborne among the magnificent mountains, glaciers and rivers that only Alaska has to offer. Includes true-life experiences of accidents, comradeship, humor and heartbreak of life in early Alaska, gone forever when dismantled into parks in the 1980’s. Based on the book Last of the Long Hunters by Mark Rose, the scene opens with an early history of the Great Land and those that lived in it through interviews with several life-long Alaskans, including Hilda Lidner, Ray Atkins and Gale Ranny to name a few. Leading up to the introduction of the authors use of a new tool of transport – the single engine airplane, but not without extracting a terrible price. Experience what it was like to growing up among the dangerous game, hunting the massive caribou herds and absorbing the greatness of the county. Pilots will gain from the flying experiences related, and every boy, man and aviator will be compelled to grapple with its final truth, concluding with a crisis encounter that forever changed the pilot's life forever. Filmed on Location in Alaska. Premiere's Spring 2020. www.alaskalonghunters.com

Learning to Splitboard in the Northern Rockies

Learning to Splitboard in the Northern Rockies

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A midwestern boy moves to Montana to get into backcountry snowboarding. His splitboard allows him to hike into the mountains under his own power, climb the slopes, then snowboard down. Splitboarding is not just snowboarding though, it's about the adventure of traveling through the mountains in the winter.

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