A 6 x 24 minute series for ITV Wales filmed in 2014 for TX in early 2015
This series brings you a year in the life of Snowdon …capturing the beauty of 4 glorious seasons and the drama of real life stories.
Filmed through the four seasons – this is the life cycle of the men and women who are the guardians of this incredible mountain.
· Rob Johnson - Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team
A professional Mountain Instructor and key member of the MRT.
GoPro footage “on board” will take the viewer with the Team onto the mountain – capturing the weather conditions and the element of danger and pulse racing excitement. A balance of a multitude of story lines and portraits of characters – will showcase training and fund raising days and emphasize the educational elements of mountain safety.
· Dewi Davies - Head Warden Snowdonia National Park - – a portrait of his work and the role of the National Park
· Steff Owen – Track Maintenance Foreman on Snowdon Mountain Railway – 3rd generation worker on the mountains main Tourist Attraction/ Business.
· Helen Mai Jones – Gwastadanas Farm, Nant Gwynant. A young family of mountain sheep farmers and their battle to raise a family and earn a living on the mountain. Their farm land extends to the summit of Snowdon and takes in the rugged and breathtaking horse shoe.
· Alwena Jones – Half Way Café (1,870 ft) – Portrait of a family business earning a living half way up the Mountain.
These are epic stories from the edge of nature, from the edge of a world that is forever changing and forever interesting. Their tales reveal the mountains moods - that can be cruel, kind, beautiful, treacherous, magical, mysterious ......sometimes life forming....sometimes life threatening....
The beauty and danger of life on the busiest mountain in the world.
Slam Media Ltd is a boutique independent media production company with a
reputation for excellence in delivering;
· Complex and ambitious Sports, Events & Reality programming
· State of the art insightful Documentaries
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Created by award winning Producers Geraint Lewis & Aled Llŷr, Slam is a fully
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