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04.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez, Sean Villanueva, Roger Schäli climb Eiger Merci La Vie

Last summer an all-star team of climbers comprised of Nina Caprez, Sean Villanueva and Roger Schäli established a difficult new rock climb up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland.

02.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger North Face Meltdown established rope solo by Robert Jasper

German mountain guide Robert Jasper has made a rope solo first ascent of Meltdown up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland.

04.09.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Roger Schaeli climbs the Eiger 50 times

Swiss mountaineer Roger Schäli has celebrated his 50th complete ascent of the Eiger in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland.

15.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Roger Schaeli, Sean Villanueva on Eiger first one day ascent of La Vida es Silbar

Details of the first one-day ascent of La Vida es Silbar up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, carried out on 23 July by Roger Schaeli and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll.

07.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez, Aymeric Clouet climb Eiger's La Vida es Silbar

Swiss climbers Nina Caprez and Aymeric Clouet have repeated 'La Vida es Silbar' up the North Face of the Eiger.

01.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Odyssee video featuring Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher

The short film by Paolo Sartori documenting the repeat of Odyssee on the North Face of the Eiger by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher in August 2018

08.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger: Roger Schaeli adds Airplane Mode to famous North Face

Swiss alpinist Roger Schaeli has made the first ascent of Airplane Mode up the North Face of the Eiger.

24.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Odyssee repeated by Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher

Climbing ground-up and in a single push, Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have repeated Odyssee, the difficult alpine outing up the Eiger completed in 2015 by Roger Schaeli, Robert Jasper and Simon Gietl.

10.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger double debut for Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher

On the North Face of the Eiger Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have repeated Deep Blue Sea and Magic Mushroom. This is the first time on the famous Swiss mountain for the two climbers.

06.04.2017 by Nicholas Hobley in Alpinism

Peter Habeler, 74, climbs Eiger North Face again with David Lama

Timeless mountaineering: aged 74 Peter Habeler, one of the world’s greatest mountaineers who in 1978 made the first ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen together with Reinhold Messner, has now climbed the North Face of the Eiger once again. In 1974 Habeler had climbed the mountain in record time with Messner, while now he repeated the route with another world famous alpinist, young David Lama.

05.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Metanoia video of Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli repeat

Winter mountaineering: the video of the first repeat of Metanoia, carried out in December 2016 by Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli, 25 years after the first ascent at the hands of Jeff Lowe in 1991.

09.01.2017 by Thomas Huber in Alpinism

Jeff Lowe's Eiger Metanoia finally repeated by Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli

From 29 to 30 December 2016 Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli scored the long-awaited second ascent of Metanoia, Jeff Lowe’s masterpiece on the North Face of the Eiger. The route was established solo over a period of nine days in winter 1991 by the leading American alpinist and, despite attempts, had been unrepeated. Thomas Huber provides the report.

24.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger North Face / Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski Titanic video

The video of Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski making the first ascent of ‘Titanic' (A3/M5/6b, 2000m), a new climb up the North Face of the Eiger (Switzerland).

13.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger North Face / Tom Ballard Titanic interview

Interview with British alpinist Tom Ballard after the first ascent of ‘Titanic' (A3/M5/6b, 2000m), a new climb up the North Face of the Eiger (Switzerland), first ascended together with Marcin Tomaszewski from 29 November to 6 December 2016.

06.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger: Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski climb new route up North Face

Mountaineering: from 29 November to 6 December 2016 Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski made the first ascent of 'Titanic' (A3/M5/6b, 1800m), a new climb up the North Face of the Eiger (Switzerland).

02.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mountaineering: new Austrian climbs in Kyrgyzstan

Last summer an Austrian expedition comprised of Alex Blümel, Max Reiss, Manuel Steiger, Lisi Steurer, Roman Weilguny and Michael Zwölfer made the first ascent of three new climbs in Kyrgyzstan.

16.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Roger Schaeli repeats Eiger North Face La vida es silbar

Climbing together with Mayan Smith-Gobat, Robert Schaeli has carried out what is believed to be only the second free ascent of the 'La vida es silbar' up the legendary north face of the Eiger, Switzerland. Established in 1998-99 by Daniel Anker and Stephan Siegrist, the 900m line was freed in 2003 by Siegrist and Ueli Steck with difficulties up to 7c.

20.07.2016 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

Black and white, Ivan Ghirardini and the three North Faces solo in winter

Thoughts about the history of mountaineering. The solo winter trilogy carried out by Ivan Ghirardini up the legendary three North Faces of the Alps: the Matterhorn, Grandes Jorasses and Eiger. By Ivo Ferrari.

01.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Events

The North Face Mountain Festival 2016 at Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland

From 16 - 18 September 2016 at Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland The North Face hosts its Mountain Festival, weekend of adventurous mountain activities at the foot of the Eiger.

01.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Eiger jump by JT Holmes

Footage of the ski base jump off the Eiger carried out in April 2015 by American athlete JT Holmes.

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