Blind climber Erik Weihenmayer is laying plans for an attempt to climb the north face of the Eiger in Switzerland in the spring of 2015. Weihenmayer, 45, said last month that he has long dreamed of doing the classic 1938 route on the Eiger, and that he hopes to prepare for an attempt this summer in Chamonix.
To check out all the latest on Erik, check out his website, http://www.touchthetop.com/
Videos courtesy of:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF14cqTwxpQ - http://www.accessfund.org/site/c.tmL5KhNWLrH/b.4861253/k.BDBB/Home.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGWtr0PneLw - http://www.intel.fr/content/www/fr/fr/homepage.html
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