Fine Art Portrait Photography by Alex Di Cicco #inspiration #photography

Fine Art Portrait Photography by Alex Di Cicco #inspiration #photography

The hanging body of Toni Kurz on the north face of the Eiger being retrieved by a rescuer, 1936.

The hanging body of Toni Kurz on the north face of the Eiger being retrieved by a rescuer, 1936.[600x866]

The hanging body of Toni Kurz on the north face of the Eiger being retrieved by a rescuer, 1936.

Toni Kurz und Andreas Hinterstoisser

Toni Kurz und Andreas Hinterstoisser

The White Spider - Heinrich Harrer and Fritz Kasparek Bivouac On The First Ascent Of The Eiger

The White Spider - Heinrich Harrer and Fritz Kasparek Bivouac On The First Ascent Of The Eiger

Heinrich Harrer was an Austrian mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, and author. He is best known for being on the four-man climbing team that made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, Switzerland.

Heinrich Harrer was an Austrian mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, and author. He is best known for being on the four-man climbing team that made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, Switzerland.

The first group to summit the Eiger's north face poses after the climb in 1938.  The team members were Heinrich Harrer, Ludwig Vörg, Anderl Heckmair and Fritz Kasparek.

The first group to summit the Eiger's north face poses after the climb in 1938. The team members were Heinrich Harrer, Ludwig Vörg, Anderl Heckmair and Fritz Kasparek.

German climbers of Eiger North Face: Toni Kurz and Andi Hinterstoisser, 1936

German climbers of Eiger North Face: Toni Kurz and Andi Hinterstoisser, 1936

Austrian climber Heinrich Harrer was a member of the team of four that first got to the top of the notorious Eiger North Face on July 24, 1938 (shown here). The German term for the north face is Nordwand, or "north wall," and the climbers who have gone to their graves trying to climb it have given it the nickname Mordwand, or "murder(ous) wall."

Austrian climber Heinrich Harrer was a member of the team of four that first got to the top of the notorious Eiger North Face on July 24, 1938 (shown here). The German term for the north face is Nordwand, or "north wall," and the climbers who have gone to their graves trying to climb it have given it the nickname Mordwand, or "murder(ous) wall."

Heinrich Harrer, Ludwig "Wiggerl" Voerg, Andreas Heckmair and Fritz Kasparek, de gauche à droite, après leur exploit.Crédit: KEYSTONE le 24 juillet 1938, la face nord de l'Eiger s'avouait enfin vaincue. Fritz Kasparek, Heinrich Harrer, Andreas Heckmair et Ludwig Vörg entraient alors dans l'Histoire

Heinrich Harrer, Ludwig "Wiggerl" Voerg, Andreas Heckmair and Fritz Kasparek, de gauche à droite, après leur exploit.Crédit: KEYSTONE le 24 juillet 1938, la face nord de l'Eiger s'avouait enfin vaincue. Fritz Kasparek, Heinrich Harrer, Andreas Heckmair et Ludwig Vörg entraient alors dans l'Histoire

Andreas Hinterstoisser | Deutschland.

Andreas Hinterstoisser | Deutschland.

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