25/10/2010 - Eiger North Face Ascent in a Day

The North Face of the Eiger, a route that captures the imagination of most of the public let alone mountaineers, has been in fantastic condition for the last few weeks of the autumn.... Mike Brownlow finishing the Quartz Crack on the North Face of the Eiger Exit chimneys, Swiss Alps Seeing the end of an extremely stable weather window coming to an end Mike Brownlow and I decided that 'the hour was now' and made our way to Grindlewald for a 1 day ascent of the face and spectacular bivi on the Mittellegi Ridge. Read the full Eiger North Face Report, enjoy the photos and check out the North Face Eiger Kit List and discussion via the links.