Eiger

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Eiger

a mountain in central Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. Height: 3970 m (13 025 ft.)
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Why this trek is exciting: A ringside view of one of the most dreaded mountain faces in the world, Eigerwand. This trek is all about endless hours of hiking through glaciers, crevasses and stupendous rock walls along with significant altitude gain.
A pupil of Arnold Bocklin, Welti regarded these colour improvisations--such as Eigerwand (pictured)--as study material, and many remained hidden away in his studio until after his death in 1912.
His focus turned to the unclimbed Eigerwand, in Switzerland, arriving only to find that an Austrian team had beaten them to it.