The Mountain Between Us
Updated: 4/1/2021
The Mountain Between Us

Storyboard Text

  • The Salt Lake City airport is surrounded by mountains. Eastward, snow-capped mountains rose above the clouds
  • To the west, clouds covered the runaway; visibility near zero, but given the wind, it came and went
  • FLIGHTS CANCELED
  • Charters
  • Through the sliding glass doors, I saw the lights of the private airport less than a mile away. Printed on the side of the closest hangar, in huge letters, was one word, Charters
  • Inside (Charters) I found a red-hot space heater and a white-haired guy standing next to one of three planes, a small single engine
  • Two minutes later we were airborne and climbing