“Unlike the quiet southern side, the ‘Nordwand’ or the ‘Eigerwand’ belongs as much to the watching public as it does to the individual climber. For anyone who sets foot on the mountain, it is real. The rock is hard and cold to touch,” Martin Gutmann writes in “The Theater of History,” Mountain Profile The Eiger Part II (1939-2012).
Since the first ascent in 1938, hundreds of climbers have etched, then repeated, new paths up this looming alpine face. In the Issue 41 Eiger Mountain Profile, one routeline image, taken by photographer Günther Goberl, records their myriad passages.
The poster dimensions are 28.5x19.5 (inches)