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Video: The Beautiful Misery of Montana’s Bridger Ridge Run (Part 1)

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Update: Part two of “Wind Drinkers” is out! Watch it here.

The Bridger Ridge Run, outside Bozeman, Montana, is a 20-mile race that gains 6,800 feet and loses almost 10,000, on some of the most exposed, technical trails you can imagine. “Wind Drinkers,” a short film by Eric Bendick, celebrates the race’s 30th running, which occurred in August 2014. Through mid-run interviews with runners, and stunning aerial footage of sweeping ridgelines and dizzying descents, the film brings this storied run to life.