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Snowflake Mountain viewers have same complaint about Netflix reality series

The show focuses on spoiled millennials on a survival retreat

snowflake mountain ep one© Photo: Netflix
Nicky Morris
TV and film writer
June 26, 2022
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Netflix's new reality show, Snowflake Mountain, landed on the streaming service this week and some viewers have taken to Twitter to complain about the series. 

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The eight-parter focuses on a group of spoiled and clueless millennials who are sent to a wilderness survival retreat by their friends and family in the hopes that they'll learn how to stand on their own two feet. 

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Over the course of the eight episodes, the contestants take part in a series of challenges, including swimming across a lake to retrieve a bag of food floating on a raft, learning to make a fire and how to skin a deer, in an attempt to win the $50,000 cash prize. 

Netflix users who tuned in to watch the programme pointed out that the survival retreat was more like "glamping" with the contestants provided with tents and "ready-made food".

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One person wrote: "The hilarious thing about #SnowflakeMountain is that these kids are basically glamping… they have makeshift cabins, beds, showers, a bathroom, and ready-made food. LOL what hardship," while another added: "Watching #SnowflakeMountain on Netflix. This little camping trip isn't even that bad. They get fancy tents and heat at night. These people are such babies."

snowflake mountain tents© Photo: Netflix

One viewer compared the survival retreat to "glamping"

A third viewer tweeted: "So these kids get a great trip into the wilderness with tents, food and alcohol provided and hate it. Until the $50,000 is mentioned."

However, many viewers also took to Twitter to praise the hilarious yet uplifting series, with many pleasantly surprised by the show. One person wrote: "Aw this show is so wholesome, came for the drama/laughs and stayed for the actual growth and journey of the contestants. Love it and it's still funny," while another commented: "@netflix #SnowflakeMountain is way better than I thought it would be. Went into it hesitant and the characters are growing on me. I think all entitled 'kids' should be put through this test."

sm food raft© Photo: Netflix

The contestants face a series of challenges in the show

A third viewer tweeted: "When I pushed play on #SnowflakeMountain on @netflix I honestly thought it was a show bashing young 'woke' adults, but it turned out to be a very inspirational journey for the 20-somethings involved. In the end, the cast and hosts found a mutual respect for one another [and] common ground."

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