Steck Solos Matterhorn North Face in 1:56by Dougald MacDonald Climbing magazine Jan/2009
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The Schmid Route (1,000 meters, ED1), originally climbed in 1931, was the first line on the north face of Switzerland's iconic mountain.
Read the full report by Dougald MacDonald at Climbing.com
A Swiss television report on the climb (in German), complete with remarkable helicopter footage, can be viewed below.