Join an ascent of the Eiger, one of the most famous and dangerous peaks in the Swiss Alps. Through astounding giant-screen images, you will follow John Harlin III on an extraordinary expedition in honour of his father, a famous mountaineer who died climbing the Eiger. Experience the triumphs and perils of high-altitude climbing, as well as the way of life of the people who live in the shadow of the Alps. Learn how science helps today's mountaineers, and share in a timeless story of courage, tenacity and devotion. From MacGillivray Freeman Films, producers of the blockbuster hit Everest, comes the giant screen story of THE ALPS: its breathtaking beauty, harmonious culture, perilous avalanches and irresistible allure to a mountaineer on a personal journey to make peace with the mountain that killed his father.