Fight for the Matterhorn是一部剧情片，Mountaineering drama based on the novel by Carl Haensel: The Italian Carrel and the Englishman Whymper compete for the first ascent of the Matterhorn. Whymper's first group reached the summit, but his companions rush off on the way back, and Whymper is alleged that he had to save himself, cut the rope. Since the loser Carrel rises again on the Matterhorn, is the rope that torn, not cut, and Whymper proves innocence. Trenker later remade the film as The Challenge in 1938.
This Alpine thriller is based on the story of English climber Edward Whymper who vies with Jean-Antoine Carrel, an Italian mountain guide, to conquer the Matterhorn.