The giant-screen film The Alps, now playing at the Mugar Omni Theater at the Museum of Science, Boston.
Set in the greatest mountain range in all of Europe - home to such iconic peaks as the Matterhorn, the Eiger, the Jungfrau, and others - THE ALPS is a breathtaking cinematic adventure celebrating the natural beauty of Switzerland. Follow John Harlin III and his attempt to climb the infamous Eiger North Face - the iconic peak that claimed the life of his legendary father 40 years ago. This 6,000-foot vertical face of sheer jagged limestone is considered one of the most difficult climbs in Europe. Featuring dramatic footage shot with IMAX® cameras under extreme filmmaking conditions, this groundbreaking film celebrates the pristine natural beauty of these grand Alpine locales and the spirit of the people who call them home. Switzerland offers some of the most beautiful scenery and stunning panoramic views. Experience the uniqueness of Switzerland and let yourself be inspired!