Austrian climber Heinrich Harrer was a member of the team of four that first got to the top of the notorious Eiger North Face on July 24, 1938 (shown here). The German term for the north face is Nordwand, or "north wall," and the climbers who have gone to their graves trying to climb it have given it the nickname Mordwand, or "murder(ous) wall."

Austrian climber Heinrich Harrer was a member of the team of four that first got…

UKC Articles - North Face of the Eiger - 1938 Route  Free Topo

In this article, UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard takes us up the North Face of the Eiger. With kit lists, tactics and route info, plus history, videos and useful links - this is your one stop Eiger.

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Drei Zinnen, Italien

Fotogalerie: Das Kunstwerk Alpen

Alternativer Aufstieg bei verstecktem Klettersteig

Alternativer Aufstieg bei verstecktem Klettersteig

Riccardo Cassin, 1987 au piz Badile, face nord-est .  En 1937, Cassin réussit l'ascension de l'énorme face nord-est du piz Badile, accompagné de Ratti et Esposito

Riccardo Cassin

Riccardo Cassin Tough Italian climber who created routes up some of the world's most difficult peaks

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