The North Face of the Eiger Mountain is conquered, but not without casualties.
Full title reads: "Eiger. Tragedy & Triumph".
Switzerland. The North Face of the Eiger Mountain is conquered, but not without casualties.
GV Pan the north face of the Eiger. Air view the summit, with climbers up there. GV The north face.
GV The church at Leysin where the funeral of American mountaineer John Harlin is to take place. CU Pan the coffin being carried from the church. SV People walk past coffin and Harlin's wife and sons. CU Pan his wife and sons. CU Members of the Alpine club of Leysin walk past the coffin. SV As the cortege moves off.
GV The Eiger. GV The climbers at the base of the mountain. SV Group of pressmen waiting. LV As the climbers get nearer. CU Pan two of the Germans. SV Another of the Germans. Frost can be seen formed on his beard. CU Ditto. SV Scotsman Dougal Haston, in white helmet. CU Pan ditto, as he stumbles through the snow. CU Pan the other German climber stumbling through snow. The team include Roland Votteler, Siegfried Hupfauer, and Jorg Lehne.
GV Crowd outside hotel. LV Interior hotel. SV One of the Germans checking equipment. SV The three other German climbers. CU Dougal Haston. GV The Eiger, North face.
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