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Release Date: December 21st, 2007

DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2008

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.

Director: Mark Obenhaus

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: High Ground Productions

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: 2000s, 1970s, Fascinating, Inspiring, 1960s, Quest, 1990s

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  • 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

  • Steep is one of those rare endeavors able to touch on the human condition without neglecting the film’s true star: big-mountain skiing. show more

  • Spectacular photography bolsters this shallow ski movie. show more

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