North Face of the Eiger
North Face of the Eiger from Kleine Scheidegg
Approximate line of the classic 1938 Route and West Face descent shown in red.
Fine conditions on the Ice-Hose
Linking the 1st and 2nd icefields on the North Face of the Eiger. Photo: Mike Brownlow
The 'Brittle Ledges', North Face of the Eiger
The crucial link between The Ramp and The Traverse of the Gods
'The Traverse of the Gods', North Face of the Eiger
Mike enjoying fine conditions approaching 'The White Spider', Kleine Scheidegg visible lower right of picture
The Exit Chimneys on the North Face of the Eiger
Mike approaching the base of the Quartz Crack and the fine exit chimney (from the exit chimneys!) can be seen top left.
Rob engaged in the water-worn limestone of the Quartz Crack
This short but thin section involves some thin and strenuous bridging and, in my case, a good deal of grunting!
Early morning on the Mittellegi Ridge near the summit of the Eiger
North Faces of Monch (L) and Jungfrau (R) on the left