Die Bergretter is a German mountain rescue television series. The series is set in the Austrian Alps and centers around a fictional mountain rescue team in Ramsau am Dachstein. Each episode focuses on a rescue mission, explores the background stories of the people involved the incident (more often than not caused by their risky behaviour) and the private lives of the team members.

Die Bergretter - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: German

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2009-11-26

Die Bergretter - Kazuya Hiraide - Netflix

Kazuya Hiraide (平出和也, Hiraide Kazuya, born May 25, 1979) from Fujimi, Nagano Prefecture, is a Japanese ski mountaineer, Alpine climber, and professional mountain cameraman. Hiraide became a serious mountain climber after joining a mountaineering club at his university. In 2001, he reached the eastern summit of Mt. Kula Kangri (7,381m) in Tibet. His list of accomplishments includes first ascents, reaching summits without oxygen and skiing from mountain peaks. In 2009, he scaled the previously unclimbed southeastern wall of Mt. Kamet (7,756m) in India, and with partner Kei Taniguchi, became the first Japanese to receive the 17th Piolet d’Or Award, the “Academy Award” of mountaineering. He also received the Japan Sports Award, sponsored by the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper, in 2001 and 2009.

Die Bergretter - Ski mountaineering - Netflix

2009: 1st, Asian Championship, relay (mixed team), together with Mase Chigaya, Sato Yoshiyuki and Suzuki Keiichiro 4th, Asian Championship, individual 5th, Asian Championship, vertical race

Die Bergretter - References - Netflix