Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche at Real Art Ways

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Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche

“A crackling film…the tension is gripping.” – Telluride Daily Planet

“Anyone watching this film will have an emotional reaction to it.” Outside Magazine

“A meditation on life lived at nature’s wild edge among forces beyond control.” – SF Chronicle


In 1982, a massive avalanche descended on Alpine Meadows Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe, California, triggering a desperate five day search for eight missing people. BURIED chronicles the third deadliest avalanche in US history, the miraculous rescue efforts and the traumas that still haunt the survivors today.