Alberta’s eastern slopes in the Canadian Rockies has been home to a community of people for hundreds of years. This society of mountain people value horses, hunting, trapping and the land they live in.
Meet Dan the Mountain Man in this 4:06 minute short movie. During the 1960s Dan married Helen Delorme, daughter of a legendary Native outfitter, Louis Delorme. Dan and Helen eventually had 8 children and 37 grandchildren.
Follow 77 year-old Dan Hallock on a 12-day horseback expedition deep in Willmore Wilderness Park, as he mentors four of his grandchildren on a trail-clearing mission. His group was faced with horrific weather and thick overgrown trails. Share the teen’s perspective of their grandfather—one of the last old-time mountain men—and watch them gain admiration of his incredible ability to live and work in the rugged Canadian Rockies.
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