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Touching the Void
Best friends, Joe Simpson and Simon Yates found the answer to an age old question. During an attempted first ascent of the mountain Siula Grande in the Chilean Andes, Simpson broke his on the decent, and the arduous task of getting off the mountain alive began. In a relentless storm Yates, lowering Simpson on 300ft of rope in the dark with a body belay, Simon accidently lowered Simpson over a cliff. Straining to hold Joe's body in mid-air, Simon was...