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The Eiger: a deadly climb

50 years ago on March 22, the Eiger mountain saw an accident that shocked the climbing world. Hear about that moment from journalist Peter Gillman, from a German climber who survived, and from the son who lost his father, John Harlin.

This content was published on March 31, 2016 - 17:00
Jo Fahy and Dale Bechtel, swissinfo.ch

(Photo: John Harlin III collection)

 

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