- a mountain in central Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. Height: 3970 m (13 025 ft)
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He even had a copy of my book, Eiger Dreams, in his backpack when he was killed.Pat Tillman, Anti-War Hero
John Douglas Marshall
September 13, 2009
Around them were the great snow mountains—the Jungfrau, the Mnch and the Eiger.Rudy and Babette
Hans Christian Andersen
The climbers numbered five in all, three travellers and two guides, and had started from the Wengern Alp to ascend the Eiger.True Tales of Mountain Adventures
Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
Some of these mountains reminded us of the Mettenburg and the Eiger, in the canton of Berne.
The sunset covered the crest of the Eiger with indescribable glory that evening.Hours of Exercise in the Alps
It is shut in on the south by the precipices of the Wetterhorn, Mettenberg and Eiger, between which two famous glaciers flow down.