The White Spider

A classic of mountaineering literature, this is the story of the harrowing first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, the most legendary and terrifying climb in history.

The White Spider

A classic of mountaineering literature, this is the story of the harrowing first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, the most legendary and terrifying climb in history.

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The White Spider
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Heinrich Harrer
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-24 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

A classic of mountaineering literature, this is the story of the harrowing first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, the most legendary and terrifying climb in history.
The White Spider
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Heinrich Harrer
Categories: Eiger (Switzerland)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

Chronicles Heinrich Harrer's first attempt to climb the north face of the Swiss Eiger mountain in 1938.
The White Spider
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Heinrich Harrer
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-09-28 - Publisher: TarcherPerigee

The White Spider dramatically recreates not only the harrowing, successful ascent made by Harrer and his comrades in 1938, but also the previous, tragic attempts at a wall of rock that was recently enshrined in mountaineer Jon Krakauer's first work, Eiger Dreams. For a generation of American climbers, The White
White Spider
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Joyce Wolf
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-08-01 - Publisher:

Once, it had been a man. Now the evil had taken a loathsome new form, with an overwhelming desire for sweet young flesh. Its pursuit was silent, its bite deadly, its embrace was forever.
Peering Over the Edge
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Mikel Vause
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Mountain N' Air Books

The Philosophy of Mountaineering. This book is the result of the contributions by some of the greatest authors of moutaineering literature: Pat Ament, Phil Bartlett, Arlene Blum, Margaret Body, Sir Chris Bonington, Hamish M. Brown, Joe Brown, Greg Child, Jim Curran, Giusto Gervasutti, Andrew Greig, Terry Gifford, Heinrich Harrer, Dougal