Warm Greetings to you all from Bristol in the UK

Ever since reading Heinrich Harrer's inspiring and classic mountaineering book “The White Spider” many years ago, it has been an ambition of mine to climb the infamous Eiger 3970M in Grindelwald, Switzerland. However being a climber of rather modest abilities, the classic traverse ascending via the superbly exposed Mittellegi Ridge and descending by the South Ridge was the most realistic option for me!

So with my 2 partners in crime, we made an attempt a couple of summers ago and did we make the summit? Well the following embedded video is a short HD film of our 2 day adventure: 

If you wish to sample the full HD experience and your computer has enough va va voom, you should be able to change the "Quality" icon to 1080p HD in the bottom right hand corner on the You Tube screen. All constructive feedback welcome, please feel free to share and hopefully it will inspire a few folks to visit this amazing region in Switzerland and maybe climb the infamous and iconic Ogre! :-)