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Outdoor Clinic Report, by Chandra Galbiati

I saw “Touching the Void”. The movie was about two climbers, Simon and Joe, who decide to climb the west face of Siula Grande, a mountain in Peru. The west face had never been successfully climbed, and never was again. It appeared to me that they came into it without a lot of information, near the beginning, one of the guys said something along the lines of, “These mountains are really big!” They reached the summit without mishap, but the decent proved disastrous. Joe fell and broke his leg. Simon had to lower him down, 300 feet at a time. Unfortunately, he lowered him into a crevasse. They couldn

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