Alpinism: Then and nowsource BBC News Feb/2002
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They will be climbing 10 classic routes and sending daily e-mail despatches to BBC News Online, as well as taking part in a live forum from Mount Eiger. They're trying to raise awareness about the dramatic changes to the landscape including glaciers which have receded by 200 metres over this period.
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