The first ascent of the Eiger was made by Swiss guides Christian Almer and Peter Bohren and Irishman Charles Barrington, who climbed the west flank on August 11, 1858.
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The mountain overlooks the Swiss town of Zermatt, in the canton of Valais, to the north-east and the Italian town of Breuil-Cervinia in the Aosta Valley to the south.
From Camp III to Camp IV, climbers are faced with two additional challenges: the Geneva Spur and the Yellow Band.
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Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first official ascent of Everest in 1953, using the southeast ridge route.
The farthest visible point (43 ° 45 ′ 49.8 ″ N, 12 ° 16 ′ 30.8 ″ E) from Piz Bernina is on a ridge
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1:50.000 Since 1994, routes are coloured on these maps. It is marketed as for hikers, Alpinists, cyclists, planners, tourists and explorers.
Loretan was the third person to have climbed all 14 eight-thousanders, a feat he accomplished at the age of 36
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Over the course of his life, Roch made 25 first ascents in the Alps and 27 first ascents in Asia. Mont Forel in Schweizerland, East Greenland was first climbed by a Swiss expedition led by André Roch in 1938.
Beginning in 1931, Roch made the first ascent of many routes in the Mont Blanc Massif.
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The Tremola San Gottardo, located in the Canton of Ticino, is the longest road monument in Switzerland and is listed in the inventory of the historic Swiss roads
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