Denizens of the Steep

Zach Montes, Josh Metten, Dan Gibeau, Cole Buckhart | 2020 | 10 min.

2022 Official Selection

For Ski Mountaineer and guide Kim Havell, the mountains are a place of adventure and solitude in wild places. However, the explosion in popularity of backcountry skiing, especially in the high alpine of Grand Teton National Park, has her concerned about a population of bighorn sheep who are now on the verge of extinction. Denizens of the Steep connects the joy of backcountry skiing with the urgent need to conserve an icon of the Wilderness.

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