Vanishing Lines

Ski resort expansion is destroying our last living glaciers

Feature type Video

Read time 4 min read

Published Dec 18, 2021

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Filming for Preserve what is left, 2021:

The pristine high alpine landscapes of the Alps are at risk, as developers encroach ever further in the name of expanding ski resorts and their infrastructure. Vanishing Lines tells the story of these last wild places on the brink of destruction, and the movement to protect what we still can.

“Once this destruction happens, this natural alpine area will be lost forever: lost to nature, to us and to the next generations,” says snowboarder and Patagonia ambassador Mitch Tölderer.  “I am committed to using my voice – as part of the backcountry snow community and as a father and concerned citizen – to speak out against the ongoing expansion of ski resort areas and for the conservation of our last remaining natural mountain landscapes.”

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