Watch The Big Picture Documentary Series From Whistler Blackcomb | Part 3: Pushing Our Boundaries
After 50 years in business, Whistler Blackcomb posed the question, “what does the future hold for us in the next 50 years?” This intriguing question only created more questions like What if our kids stopped playing outside?, Is our thirst for adventure threatening our environment?, Is the pull of the backcountry pushing our limits? and What is the future of ski resorts?
Backcountry access, the future of the ski industry, kids & technology, and climate change are all important issues that need to be addressed. Whistler decided to focus on these questions and issues in a four part documentary video series called, The Big Picture. These are a must watch.
The Big Picture Documentary Video: Part 3 – Pushing The Boundaries from Whistler addresses the question: Is The Pull Of The Backcountry Pushing Our Limits?
“Last winter in the US, two million skiers and snowboarders ventured into the backcountry.”
Watch The Other The Big Picture Documentaries:
- 1: Conflicted Obsessions
- 2: Tech Trap
- 3: Pushing The Boundaries
- 4: Survive Or Thrive
Official Description From YouTube:
Published on Sep 27, 2016
Is the pull of the backcountry pushing our limits?
Backcountry skiing is the fastest growing segment of the snowsport industry, but are people ready to accept their responsibilities when they step beyond the boundary? Ski resorts are at the front lines of backcountry access to winter wilderness and they play a vital role in backcountry safety.
Part three of The Big Picture Documentaries, a four-part series exploring big questions:
P1: Conflicted Obsessions – Is our thirst for adventure threatening our environment?
P2: Tech Trap – What if kids stopped playing outside?
P3: Pushing the Boundaries – Is the pull of the backcountry pushing our limits?
P4: Survive or Thrive – What’s the future of ski resorts?
Presented by: Whistler Blackcomb and TELUS
Produced by: Switchback Entertainment, Whistler Blackcomb, and Origin Design & Communications