He even had a copy of my book, eiger Dreams, in his backpack when he was killed.
Then addressing her father, 'Isn't that the eiger,' she asked—'the same we rode under yesterday?'
Around them were the great snow mountains—the Jungfrau, the Mnch and the eiger.
We were standing at the time on the eiger Glacier, an immense mass of pale green ice covered with a snowy crust.
Some of these mountains reminded us of the Mettenburg and the eiger, in the canton of Berne.
It is shut in on the south by the precipices of the Wetterhorn, Mettenberg and eiger, between which two famous glaciers flow down.
The sunset covered the crest of the eiger with indescribable glory that evening.
To the right, the Mittelegi, a spur of the eiger, elevated its bare and polished sides.
A wilder precipice is hardly to be seen than this wall of the eiger, viewed from the cornice at its top.
The climbers numbered five in all, three travellers and two guides, and had started from the Wengern Alp to ascend the eiger.