1938 Route*** ED1
[Stitched shot approaching the Eiger Summit after climbing the 1938 route, 3 kb]1938 classic. 1800m, one to three or more days.
Anderl Heckmair, Ludwig Vörg, Fritz Kasparek & Heinrich Harrer 24/Jul/1938

Ticklists: Six classic alpine North Faces.

Photo: Stitched shot approaching the Eiger Summit after climbing the 1938 route © Jon Griffith
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This climb is in 29 logbooks, and on 122 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 09/Apr/14

Best Tick ever and a lot of fun!
jamesturnbull - AltLd - 31/Mar/14 with John Crook

Hidden - 31/Mar/14

thrillseekerz - 15/Mar/14

Wall to wall sunshine, windless and loads of fun
Dave Almond - AltLd - 09/Mar/14 with Owen Samuel

Hidden - Mar/14

2 days on the face in tough condtions. Route of a lifetime!!
Ginger McGrath - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/14 with fulton

Well what do I say? Started off first train, broke trail to the rote fluh, bivvied (surprisingly comfortably) at the Death Bivvy, topped out around 5pm, descended to above the seracs and bivvied again then wandered down for 9am the third day. Good conditions, but lots of snow-plodding and snow-clearing on the harder pitches. What an adventure!
Fultonius - AltLd - 23/Feb/14 with Graham Mcgrath

Scared witless but will be back
prcleary - 2nd dnf - Mar/13 with Yuki

unfortunaly bailed off at the difficult crack after a crampon malfunction and poor conditions. what an inspiring mountain though!. will be back!
Ginger McGrath - AltLd dnf - 25/Mar/12 with rob

Like he said, not this time. Hopefully next.
robpartridge - AltLd dnf - 25/Mar/12 with Graham McGrath

Hidden - 2012

26 hours on the face.
Dave Searle - AltLd - 22/Apr/11 with Ally swinton

Pete Graham - AltLd - Apr/11 with Malcolm Scott

Drove straight from UK none stop and got on the route. Up and back down in 38hr. Not quiet the speed record
thebigeasy - AltLd - Mar/11

Ally Baba - AltLd - 2011 with Dave Searle

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 01/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd - Oct/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/08

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/08

Hidden - Oct/07

Hidden - Oct/07

daveyzxcv - AltLd - 12/Apr/07

Nick Wallis - AltLd O/S - Apr/07 with James Thacker

Ian Parnell - AltLd - Mar/07 with Kenton Cool, Ran Fiennes

mark mcgowan01 - Lead - Jul/92 with Roger Webb, Ian Haliday, Neil Boyd

mark-abz - AltLd dnf - Aug/87 with Andy W

Is it really nearly 26 years ago?
Bob - AltLd - 28/Aug/85 with D. Lampard

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/80

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