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Topic - Henrich Harrer RIP

Dave Pritchard - on 07 Jan 2006
Just heard on the Beeb that Heinrich Harrer has died aged 93. Although he was at times mired in controversy, it is undeniable that the White Spider is a classic of mountaineering writing, and Seven Years in Tibet also well deserves it's classic status. Of course, his being on the first ascent of the Eiger Nordwand will be his most remembered climb.

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