IDF’s Alpine Unit (Archive: Timna Segenreich, IDF/CC)

The IDF’s Alpine Unit specializes in winter warfare and defense operations in difficult terrain. Members of the unit are veterans of elite infantry forces who now perform unique missions on Israel’s northern border.

During winter, the Alpine Unit patrols Mount Hermon, one of Israel’s most strategic and sensitive sites. The army deploys some of its more vital surveillance gear in the area, facing Lebanon and Syria. Full report on The Jerusalem Post