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 happened to the party of three climbers in 1958 who climbed to the Flatiron before one was injured by a stone? (from The International Rescue Team and Epilogue)


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)


Preparing for the final ascent, what did the climbers do with their unnecessary provisions? (from The First Ascent of the Face)


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


Does Harrer believe anyone will ever clime a direct route up the North Face? (from Man, the Deciding Factor, Route Guide to the North Face, and Attempts and Successes on the North Face)

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