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Lauper Route
Eiger from the northeast. Mönch on the left. The North Face is in shadow on the right, and the Mittellegi Ridge is the left skyline.

The Lauper Route on the Northeast Face is shown in red. The solid line is the original ascent route. Dashed lines are options often used when snow and ice conditions allow.



Photo (July 2001) and graphics by Fred Spicker













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VelebitGreat angle...

Velebit

Voted 10/10

...to show fascinating Eiger!!
Posted Nov 9, 2003 8:40 am

tloganRe: Great angle...

tlogan

Voted 10/10

agreed... I love this shot
Posted Nov 9, 2003 1:12 pm

NelsonGreat route study!

Nelson

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I was wondering if these routes were as steep as they looked, or maybe were just foreshortened by the lens. Then I found Diego's posting and got the answer! Great Eiger series, Fred. ****
Posted Nov 9, 2003 11:26 am

Vid PogachnikNE wall was also done with skis

Vid Pogachnik

Voted 10/10

Davo Karnicar, Slovenian extreme skier, who was the first man skiing without interruption from Everest, also did the NE wall of Eiger. He did not start just from the summit, but little below. The descent is mentioned here.
Posted Nov 10, 2003 12:05 pm

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Fred SpickerSubmitted by Fred Spicker
on Nov 9, 2003 7:48 am

Image ID: 32674
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Lat/Lon: 46.58330°N / 8.00000°E
Object Title: Lauper Route

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing