Fiennes Summits Eiger

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Kenton Cool and Ian Parnell successful completed their attempt on the North Face of the Eiger on Saturday. Ran, who last year made it to within a few hundred metres of the summit of Everest, is 62 years old. His climb has raised 1.5 million pounds for Marie Curie and put mountaineering firmly in the limelight once again with nightly bulletins on the 10 O Clock ITV News and numerous newspaper articles on Sunday. You can read more about the ascent on Ran´s Blog here.