Eiger, the vertical arena
Mountaineer, May 1, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
Anker, a sports and travel journalist, has gathered the work of 17 different climbers with first-hand knowledge of the Eiger to offer both historical and personal perspectives about the mountain. 179 photos, 112 in color.
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