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Topic - NEW ARTICLE: Claudio Corti (1928-2010) : A Life in the Shadow of the Eiger

UKC Articles - on 11 Feb 2010
[Claudio Corti shortly after being rescued from the Eiger in 1957, 3 kb]Last week, Italian mountaineer Claudio Corti passed away at the age of 81.

Corti became famous in the late 50's mainly for his involvement in the notorious epic on the Eiger featured in Henrich Harrer's book 'The White Spider'.

In the following article, frequent UKC contributor Luca Signorelli, gives his personal account of the life of Claudio Corti, a life that became entirely dominated by the epic on the Eiger.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=2483

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