It begins with a very literal cliffhanger. Five snowboarders -- the best in their field, we're told -- are dropped off via helicopter atop an Alaskan mountain called 7601, imaginatively named for its height above sea level. Swooping aerial shots around the peak convince us that it's steep, high and dangerous. All they have are their boards. Can they... More >>>
Frozen wave: A snowboarder catches some big air in the documentary First Descent.