Objects & Places from The White Spider: The Story of the North Face of the Eiger

Heinrich Harrer
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The Eiger

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.

Ice Fields

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.

Exit Cracks

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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