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Rock Climbing Photo: Coming up to the Mittellegi hut from the Eismeer g...
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By Tim Van Poecke
From: Belgium
Oct 11, 2008
Impressive, any idea of the angle of that face?
By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
Feb 19, 2009
Angle is about 45 degrees. Easy climbing but poor protection and lots of loose rocks. Like climbing a slate roof with pebbles on it. There are steel bars in situ at each belay that the guides must have installed. There is an alternative approach to the hut that traverses the cliff but it had snow on it when we were there.
By Mark Lewis
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Apr 10, 2013
Cool pic!
By Morgan Patterson
From: CT
Oct 13, 2015
This is wild looking... you do much mountaineering in the alps Brian?
By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
Oct 13, 2015
I've done a bit quite a few years ago. We attempted a north face route on the Eiger but it was in the summer and too warm. Waterfalls were running everywhere blocking our route. We made the summit via the Mittellegi route. There is so much rock there you can spend your life in Switzerland and never have to climb the same route.
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Coming up to the Mittellegi hut from the Eismeer glacier on the Eiger. Easy but run-out.

Submitted By: Brian on Mar 16, 2008
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