The North Face
of the Eiger
has claimed the lives of at least 64 climbers attempting it since 1935. The first succesful attempt
in 1938 took a team of four 3 and a half days. The first succesful solo climb
in 1963 took 18 hours. In 2008, Swiss Climber Ueli Steck
broke his own record by 1hr7, soloing the face
in 2hr47.33. Watch him.