The Dachstein – Climbing the South Face of Styria's Highest Mountain
In 1909, Franz and Irg Steiner, made alpine history, when they climbed the South Face of the Dachstein for the very first time. This breathtaking documentary recalls their incredible efforts, as it highlights two professional climbers on the legendary “Steiner-Weg”-Route, once with current equipment and again in gear of 1909.
Written and Directed by Gernot Lercher
Produced by ORF-Steiermark
Cinematography by Erhard Seidl
Edited by Raimund Sivetz
Release date: 2009
Running time: 45 minutes