The Eiger: Wall of Death - BBC iPlayer

by Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC Apr/2011
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The BBC's iPlayer currently has a feature on the North Face of the Eiger.

The program, starring top mountain guide and UKC regular Kenton Cool is described as "A history of one of the world's most challenging mountains, the Eiger, and its infamous north face. The film gets to the heart of one of Europe's most notorious peaks, exploring its character and its impact on the people who climb it and live in its awesome shadow."

+Sir Ranulph FIennes being guided by Kenton Cool on the Hinterstoisser Traverse, North Face of the Eiger, 80 kbSir Ranulph FIennes being guided by Kenton Cool on the Hinterstoisser Traverse, North Face of the Eiger
Kenton Cool, Jan 2008
© Dream Guides

Commenting on Facebook, Kenton Cool said:

"By all accounts I was on BBC 4 tonight climbing the Eiger....really must get a TV one of these days..."

  • There is currently a UKC forum thread discussing the program here: UKC Forums
  • You can read Kenton's UKC article on climbing the Eiger with Sir Ranulph Fiennes here: UKC Article
  • Kenton's guiding website: Dream Guides
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