The mountains are, among other things, a place of death. All of a sudden something happens that was not anticipated: snow slides, falling rocks, sudden fall in temperature, cooling, exhaustion. «The Alps» in their extreme regions are rather a life threatening, hostile, desert landscape than idyllic nature. However, passionate climbers keep up their fondness to those regions. Why? What is the secret? Where does the fascination come from? Simon Brusis, an actor and a mountain climber whose own story was shaped by an accident in the mountains, discusses these question with a guest.