Nordwand, Mein Leben mit dem Eiger
Robert Jasper is one of the masters of north face climbing. It is at the very heart of his mountaineering career and is the theatre of his finest performances. Just last summer, in the company of his regular companion Roger Schäli and of Simon Gietl, he signed the performance of the year on Eigerwand (refer to the Euronews column of this issue). This richly illustrated book recalls the very special relationship Robert developed with the rock face, along with the many ascents he has made across the globe. But the Eiger is part of the family – for he has travelled there several times with his wife Daniela. Today, we are a long way from the drama that shrouded the north face over many decades. An appreciated change of scenery!