This fiction film is set in the wonderful alpine landscape. A group of international diplomats decide to go to the Tyrolean Alps to experience the emotions of an extreme skitour in the high mountains. The tour soon turns out to be a most dangerous and life threatening adventure. The beauty of the world of glaciers and the endless wilderness is a pretext for pointing out the hazards hidden behind this idyll. The scenes involve the viewer in this challenge to survive and shows how much strengh and energy men are able to develop in such extreme situations.