Bjornstad, Vice President of Manufacturing, resigned in December 2009; Vitacost announced the hiring of John Young as Director of Manufacturing on January 5, 2010, only to terminate his employment shortly thereafter
His focus turned to the unclimbed Eigerwand
, in Switzerland, arriving only to find that an Austrian team had beaten them to it.
The trip continues through the Eiger tunnel to the stations at Eigerwand
and Eismeer, with a five minute halt at each.