The White Spider: The Story of the North Face of the Eiger Quiz

Heinrich Harrer
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What country was Harrer imprisoned in during World War II? (from Further Successful Ascents)


After Buhl collapsed, who took the lead of the party? (from 1952: The Great Year on the Eiger)


How far did Italian climber Walter Bonatti get in his solo attempt to climb the North Face in 1963? (from Fate Made the Amendments, Four Shirts and an Overcoat, and Ascendancy of the Armchair)


On July 31, 1962, how many parties reached the summit of the Eiger from the North Face? (from July 31: Start and Finish, The Mass Assault, and The Year of Chivalry)


How many climbers were killed on the North Face in 1962? (from The Silver Trench, Climbers Have a Language of Their Own, and I Am Sorry, Brian...)

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