TIL about Joe Simpson, who broke his leg descending a mountain and was lowered off the mountain by his climbing partner Simon Yates. He ends up falling off a cliff and into a crevasse after Simon is forced to cut the rope. He survives and crawls 8 miles to safety. Better story in link.

Read more: https://www.redbull.com/int-en/theredbulletin/joe-simpson-touching-the-void-interview

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  1. “Touching the Void” is the documentary based on this.

    It is the best documentary I’ve ever watched … Personally.

    Edit: it actually has them narrating the story.. the actual climbers.

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