Summit The Mountain With The Most Iconic North Face Of The Alps
The Eiger is one of the most notorious peaks in the world. Its history is shrouded in mythicism, and reaching its summit is a must for any serious climber
Offers a challenging and rewarding experience for intermediate and experienced climbers while overcoming the historic Mittellegi route
Your journey to the summit offers some of the most incredible views in the Jungfrau region, enjoy panoramic perspectives of the neighboring Monch and Jungfrau peaks.
From the summit, stare down at the Eiger’s impressive North Face – famous worldwide for its steepness
Graded Assez Difficile (fairly difficult) means you will be mingling with other serious climbers. Varied topography including exposed rock, glacier, and snow patches and sections of Class V or S rock, with plenty of scrambling. Climbing the Eiger is a 3 days expedition, go for it if you want to experience the beauty and technicality of the Alps in a short period, alternatively, climb the Eiger as part of a longer climbing expedition, also including for example the Matterhorn and the Mont-Blanc Spend the night in an alpine hut and share experiences and stories with fellow climbers
Reaching Chamonix is very accessible due to the popularity of the ski resorts in the winter, there are buses and trains that frequently run through the town. As well there are several airports within 3 hours of Chamonix such as Geneva, Turin, Milan, Chambery, and Lyon airport. As well visitors …
Reaching Chamonix is very accessible due to the popularity of the ski resorts in the winter, there are buses and trains that frequently run through the town. As well there are several airports within 3 hours of Chamonix such as Geneva, Turin, Milan, Chambery, and Lyon airport. As well visitors are able to rent a car and drive to the hub.
Depending on your budget and preferences, there are many different types of accommodation to choose between in Chamonix which range from camping, refuges, to hotels and chalets. It is recommended to reserve a bed ahead of time during the summer months.
The Eiger and its impressive North Face is one of the most iconic peaks, not only in the European Alps but also in the world. It is a must climb for experienced climbers and can be summited on its own or as part of a longer climbing expedition including the Matterhorn and the Mont-Blanc for example.
Climbing the Eiger is a technical challenge that requires adequate preparation and equipment and should be attempted in the summer months (June – September). You need to have previous technical experience of alpine and rock climbing in boots and carrying equipment on snow and ice, as well as an excellent fitness level to take on summit day. In addition, make sure to have the adequate equipment for a safe and enjoyable climb. These are all requirements from tour companies and your guide will do a checkup with you beforehand and may also insist on a few additional days prior to the start of the expedition to practice your skills and acclimatize. As with all expeditions, also make sure to have a suitable insurance covering climbing above 3000m.