Bob and Ira Spring - Ice Rescue Home
This 16mm film is in color, silent, with a running time around 15 minutes. It was made in 1957.
This film is a silent, extended version of the crevasse rescue sequence in Mountains Don't Care. It includes more detail of rescue equipment and techniques. In one segment, Ome Daiber explains the importance of good boots. A pair of roped climbers demonstrate a crevasse fall and self-rescue using prussiks. This film is in somewhat better shape than Mountains Don't Care, which was copied from an old library print.
(Digital transfer of this film was made possible by a grant from The Mountaineers Foundation. Film notes and video clip by Lowell Skoog.)