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Steep

PG| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary tracks the history of extreme skiing, from its advent in the 1960s through its development into a popular modern sport. The story begins with legendary skier Bill Briggs descending Wyoming's Grand Teton Mountain and continues with the extraordinary feats of skiing pioneer Doug Coombs and others. Including incredible and beautiful footage from various remote ski locations in Canada, Alaska and Iceland, the film also features narration by actor Peter Krause.

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Director: Mark Obenhaus

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Steep (2007)

Release Date: December 21st, 2007|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • Steep begins to feel a mite in need of tighter editing. In truth, the film will appeal primarily to skiers, while others may get a bit, well, snow-blind. show more

  • Filled with breathtaking shots of crazed nutballs on skis plummeting down pitched peaks at high speed, Steep is a visually exhilarating sports documentary that is also more than a little exasperating. show more

  • The skiers' explanations, on the order of "no risk, no adventure," won't wash with people born without the daredevil gene and watching them fly down these vertical blankets of snow, often out of control, is a little like watching a train wreck show more

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  • May 22, 2008 Mark Suszczynski
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    the movie is the basis of the mountaineering and then descending with skis, the skiers are true excessive athletes in the world of mountain men and woman.I salute them.

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