2011 - 200th anniversary of Jungfrau first ascentTrailer
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first ascent of the Jungfrau, the TV programme, ‘Schweiz aktuell’ highlighted the masterly achievement of brothers Johann Rudolf and Hieronymus Meyer. Who were these two pioneers from Canton Aargau, who in 1811 became the first climbers to scale a 4000-metre-high mountain in Switzerland?
Mountain guide, Oskar Gertsch, from Wengen demonstrating the Alpine equipment used on the first ascent of the Jungfrau in 1811.
‘Schweiz aktuell’ accompanied mountain guide Oskar Gertsch to the summit of the Jungfrau. The group of climbers ventured up to 4258 metres above sea level kitted out with historic equipment.
The climb to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the first ascent of the Jungfrau took place with 20 roped parties on 3 August 2011. ‘Schweiz aktuell’ followed the festivities in Wengen over three days.
2011 - Swissview - EigerTrailer
The three-man crew of Swissview Helicopters has set itself the aim of opening up an intensive insight into the landscape. During an extreme low-level flight, they succeeded in capturing impressive images of the Eiger.
2010 - Swissview - MönchTrailer
The birds-eye view of the Mönch summit ridge makes a very special lasting impression.
2010 - Swissview - JungfraujochTrailer
The Jungfraujoch completes the Bernese Oberland trio. The golden light of dawn lends the scene a distinctive atmosphere.
2010 - Short of breath – Life on the JungfraujochTrailer
The Swiss TV programme SF “Reporter” covers life and work on the highest point in Europe.
2009 - Starnacht from the Jungfrau Region Trailer
Monique and Sascha Ruefer presented the first ‘Starnacht from the Jungfrau Region’ TV spectacular with international stars, exciting guests and wonderful winter images from the Bernese Oberland.
2009 - Cricket at 3545 metres altitudeTrailer
On 15 August 2009, the Jungfraujoch was transformed into a cricket pitch. The national teams from Great Britain and India played a friendly match on the Top of Europe. Amongst the players was Indian Cricketer of the Century, Kapil Dev and Alvin Kallicharran, who captained the British team. The Indian national team won by just four runs.
2009 - Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: The Top of EuropeTrailer
American Rick Steve visited Europe's highest-altitude railway station for his documentary series “Europe through the back Door”.