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 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)


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


How many other climbers were in the party, along with the first woman to successfully climb the North Face? (from Man, the Deciding Factor, Route Guide to the North Face, and Attempts and Successes on the North Face)


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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