Eiger, the vertical arena

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Daniel Anker
Mountaineer, May 1, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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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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First Pillar Eiger
Shattered Pillar Alone in the Vertical Corridor
Difficult Crack The Far Side of the North Face

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About the author (2000)

Daniel Anker is an Academy Award nominated director of numerous films and television programs. His film, Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and has screened at festivals worldwide and on television In more than 20 countries. Anker produced and co-directed the Oscar nominated film Scottsboro: An American Tragedy, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Primetime Emmy in 2001 after airing on the PBS series American Experience. A graduate of Harvard University with a degree in music. Anker has produced a variety of award-winning programs about music, including the acclaimed children's series Marsalis on Music and three seasons of the PBS series The Metropolitan Opera Presents. Anker's other documentary credits Include co-producer of the Emmy nominated American Experience film Daley, The Last Boss and The Magic of La Guardia.

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