1 x 60' / 2 x 50' Documentary Series & Unfolding Digital Event for CBBC, BBC2 & Intl Distribution (BBC Worldwide)
Steve Backshall takes on one of the most notorious and deadly mountain climbs in the world – the North Face of the Eiger.
After months of grueling physical and mental training, Steve and his elite climbing team arrive in Switzerland for their attempt to climb the mountain dubbed ‘The Ogre’. But they quickly discover that the vertical mile of treacherous rock isn’t the only challenge that awaits then in the Alps. Faced with brittle ice-covered cliffs, blinding blizzards and deep biting cold, Steve finds himself pushed to the very edge of his ability.