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)


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


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


How tall was the icy gully that Buhl climbed the day after climbing the Spider? (from 1952: The Great Year on the Eiger)


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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