The unit carries out regional defense tactics, shooting while skiing at high speeds, snowmobiling, and riding Sno-Cats.
All of the reservists who serve in the Alpine unit are volunteers. The unit is highly selective and challenging to join.
The album features pictures of the reservists running drills in Mt. Hermon. The pictures include soldiers practicing skiing, climbing, shooting, tracking, and rehearsing rescue drills in conditions of heavy snow.