The film tells about the women's scientific and sports team "Metelitsa", an expedition to the Land of Franz Josef.
Newsreel of the 1930s and 1950s: female members of OSOAVIAKHIm ride in horse formation through the streets of the city.
Fragments of a women's hockey match.
Training of girls in the material part of the machine gun.
Participation of girls in various sports competitions.
Parachute domes in the sky.
The faces of the audience.
Skydiver after landing.
Skydivers accept congratulations.
The face of a female athlete.
A girl with a backpack walks through the park.
The radio operator of the group T. Revtova performs a song with a guitar (synchronously).
The girls are talking to the older group.
The head of the team "Metelitsa" Valentina Kuznetsova talks about sending to the fifth scientific and sports expedition to Franz Josef Land, about the route, names the participants of the expedition (synchronously).
The girls help each other put on their backpacks.
The participants of the expedition collect their luggage.
Members of the group "Metelitsa" discuss the preparation for the expedition in the apartment of the head of the group Kuznetsova.
Skis at the cabinet, the faces of the group members.
Checking the equipment.
The participants of the expedition go on a mess, towing a sled with equipment.
Stop on the way in a blizzard, specify the route.
The participants of the expedition continue on their way.
The participants of the expedition in the apartment of Kuznetsova are preparing for the campaign.
Newsreel of 1936: a cameraman is filming a rally of girls participating in the Moscow-Kazan motor rally on July 30, 1936 in the park named after him.
Mourners ' faces.
Family and friends see off the participants of the rally.
Start of the rally.
Members of the group "Metelitsa" are going on an expedition.
Packing skis, discussing equipment items and the amount of food.
Kuznetsova is on the phone, packing climbing equipment.
The participants of the expedition set up a camp on Franz Josef Land, prepare snow blocks for laying tents.
View of a part of the camp.
Kuznetsova at home with her family before leaving.
Newsreel of 1936: participants of the rally during a halt.
The faces of the girls.
Participants of the expedition on Franz Josef Land, alternates with newsreel footage of the women's rally in 1936.
Members of the group "Metelitsa" sing a song in a place with Revtova, at home with Kuznetsova.
The participants of the expedition cross the hummocks, continue on their way, alternating with newsreel footage of the women's rally in 1936.
The participants of the expedition are on their way.
Members of the group "Metelitsa" say goodbye to their relatives at the airport.
Illustration for the novel "Don Quixote "(animation).
View of the runway.
Calendar: 1936 1979
Locations: Sverdlovsk 
Seasons: Winter