SERIES | Sportscope

Ice climbers

  • 1956
  • USA
  • B/W sound
  • 9 min

Two climbers make their way up the imposing, perilous face of the Grossglockner, the tallest mountain in the Austrian Alps. Harry Wismer explains the details of the ascent and the type of equipment they use for such a climb. The film is an episode of the RKO Sportscopes, a series of shorts featuring scenes of different sports around the world produced between 1938 and 1957 and distributed by RKO.

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