Vertical Limit


Concept featured in film: Hypothermia

Location of clip: DVD: Chapters 27 and 28


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Summary of clip: This clip is where they find the old climber's wife frozen on the side of the mountain. She was covered up in snow, but then an avalanche exposes the dead body.

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Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

2. This clip would go well when discussing effects of extreme temperatures.

3. In addition to this clip, it is also good to relate to students that hypothermia can occur even in warm waters (around 80 degrees).