Bagging a Bolivian Volcano


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In the eighth behind-the-scenes episode on the filming of the ski movie Solitaire, Sweetgrass Productions tells the story of their final Bolivian shoot. Part of the team took off to ski one of the 20,000-foot-high slopes above the altiplano, and got hit with a dental emergency and a storm. These are only some of the obstacles the filmmakers had to overcome while filming a ski flick that took two years to make.

For more behind-the-scenes episodes on the filming of Solitaire, check out Sweetgrass Productions on Vimeo. To buy and watch the resulting movie, Solitaire, go to

—Joe Spring