In 1999, the Swiss television produced in collaboration with the West German radio broadcast the Eiger North Face Live. The Swiss mountain professionals Evelyne Binsack, Stephan Siegrist, Hans Ruedi Gerts and German Ralf Dujmovits climbed 9 and 10 September the Eiger in 30 hours during a live broadcast. Filmed while they were in the wall of cameras whose positions were very flexible use by helicopters. In addition, a five-kilometer away from the wall camera was used and the climbers wore special helmet cameras. During the transfer, there were high ratings (Switzerland: 63%).
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