Pretty extreme - working on the mountain
Ice cold professionals
In order to get going in the morning, the workers have to free the steel cable winches of the cable car time and time again from the ice, using gas burners.
Onto a first name basis with frost
Sub-zero temperatures transform the construction site day after day into a strange ice palace. Whoever works here should not be lost.
Always on the safe side
Crane operator Thomas Winkler sets the tower crane in motion with the remote control, so he keeps the best overview of all site areas. After all, safety always comes first.
A hands-on job
Crane operator Thomas Winkler is multitasking like everyone up here. Shovelling snow is always high on the agenda at a high-alpine construction site.
The impact of the weather
Martin Humm, Project Manager of the cable car Zugspitze, is the chief of the construction site on the Zugspitze.