This is a 13,042-foot tall mountain in the Swiss Alps with a sheer face on its northern side.
The North Face
This is a steep, 5,900-foot high wall and was originally considered impossible to climb.
The White Spider
This is a field of ice in the upper reaches of a mountain, with icy crevices leading away from it, reminiscent of a spider's limbs. It turns into a funnel of avalanches and rock slides from above it, posing a serious danger to climbers.
Three of these are separated by cliffs below an unusual and dangerous icy formation.
The Death Bivouac
This is a spot on the mountainside where the first climbers of this peak froze to death during the night.
These formations lead upwards from a dangerous icy formation to a field that leads to the mountain's peak, providing a route to the...
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