Swiss Alps: Eiger - North Face
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Mönch North-East Face
Ascent to Mönch
|Eiger's famous north face was unclimbed until 1938 when a group of Austrian and German Alpinists found their way through it. One of them was Heinrich Harrer, who later spent some years in Tibet teaching the Dalai Lama.
Date: Feb 01, 2004
Longitude: 7° 57.98'
Latitude: 46° 35.13'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08