Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man’s Miraculous Survival

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man’s Miraculous Survival

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Author: Joe Simpson
ISBN: 9780060730550

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Joe Simpson and his mountaineering spouse, Simon Yates, had simply reached the highest of a 21,000-foot height Within the Andes while crisis struck. Simpson plunged off the vertical face of an ice ledge, breaking his leg. Within the hours that adopted, darkness fell and a snow fall raged as Yates attempted to decrease his family member to protection. In the end, Yates was once compelled to chop the rope, moments earlier than he could were pulled to his personal dying.

The subsequent 3 days had been an impossibly grueling ordeal for each males. Yates, positive that Simpson was once lifeless, lower back to base camp ate up with grief and guilt over leaving behind him. Miraculously, Simpson had survived the autumn, however crippled, ravenous, and critically frostbitten was once trapped in a deep crevasse. Summoning huge reserves of bodily and non secular energy, Simpson crawled over the cliffs and canyons of the Andes, attaining base camp hours earlier than Yates had deliberate to depart.

How each males overcame the torments of the ones harrowing days is an epic story of concern, struggling, and survival, and a poignant testomony to unshakable braveness and friendship.

Creator: Joe Simpson
ISBN: 9780060730550

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