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 date did Erich Vanis, Hans Ratay, and Karl Lugmayer arrive at the North Face? (from The Wall of Life and Death)


How did Heckmair survive the avalanche at the Spider? (from The First Ascent of the Face)


What does Harrer recommend to climbers for protection from rocks? (from The International Rescue Team and Epilogue)


What year did Harrer escape from the prison camp? (from Further Successful Ascents)


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)

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