The Eiger Obsession: Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father

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In the 1960s an American named John Harlin II changed the face of Alpine climbing. Gutsy and gorgeous - he was known as 'the blond god' - Harlin successfully summitted some of the most treacherous mountains in Europe. But it was the North Face of the Eiger that became Harlin's obsession. Living with his wife and two children in Leysin, Switzerland, he spent countless hours planning to climb, waiting to climb, and attempting to climb the massive vertical face. It was the Eiger direct - the direttissima - with which John ...

The Eiger Obsession: Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father 2009, Lyons Press, Guilford, CT

ISBN-13: 9781599215006

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The Eiger Obsession: Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father 2008, Hutchinson, London

ISBN-13: 9780091925598

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The Eiger Obsession: Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father 2008, Hutchinson, London

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The Eiger Obsession: Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father 2007, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9780743296908

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