4 years ago

Perfect skiing spot for extreme sports & adventure lovers - Himalaya

This My India
This My India
Check out virgin runs for skiing and snow-boarding in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh in India... Chances are no one has ever skiied that particular run ever before!

Heli skiing in the Himalaya

This is a documentary examination of the adventure sport of Helicopter Skiing and how it is run in the Himalaya. The expert Swiss pilots of Himachal Heli-Skiing take the viewer up to the high Himalaya, and through some of the most exhilarating runs of skiing and snow-boarding anywhere in the world. Shot from as high as 20, 000 feet in the air, from a helicopter with doors removed, the aerial views of the Himalaya in this film are stunning. A new and unique production, it expands the definition of an adventure sport and wilderness documentary. Over 150 hours of footage. Three years in the making (1998-2001).

Roderick (Roddy) Mackenzie started Himachal Helicopter Skiing in Manali around 1990. He is a veteran Himalayan climber, Everest, scientist and explorer.

This footage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and XDCAM. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We are happy to be commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and production solutions across South Asia. We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... Reach us at wfi @ vsnl.com and admin@wildfilmsindia.com.