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A famous climber, of that sex, had attempted the Weisshorn a few days before our arrival, and she and her guides had lost their way in a snow-storm high up among the peaks and glaciers and been forced to wander around a good while before they could find a way down.
And seeing this, the Cabbage- climber took a clod of mud and hurled it at the Mouse, plastering all his forehead and nearly blinding him.
In blood he died as he had lived in blood, for the climber at last falls with the tree, and in the end the swimmer is borne away by the stream.
He might easily have eluded them, for he had seen that the face of the cliff rising above the mouth of the cavern might be scaled by as good a climber as himself.
As a minor point it may be noted," he continued, fingering the rope, "that our wooden-legged friend, though a fair climber, was not a professional sailor.
Yet I admit that there may very well be places where an expert human climber may reach the summit, and yet a cumbrous and heavy animal be unable to descend.
All the young girls gazed at the imprudent climber, and the fear of their coming to her gave her courage; she recovered her equilibrium, and replied, as she balanced herself on the shaking chair:--
Eight Swiss, German and Austrian climbers perished in an avalanche nearby in 2008.
The difficulty, danger and expense of removing the bodies of climbers who died in Mount Everest's "death zone" mean most of the dead remain on the mountain as a stark reminder to other climbers of the risks.
The climber, who is studying in Fort William, was out with a party of climbers when the horrific fall happened at about 12.
Narrating his experience, Al-Zuman said that climbing Mount Everest is indeed a feat -- in addition to the dangerously freezing temperatures and treacherous inclines, climbers must use and carry oxygen.
A wealth of scientific studies on climbers exists and are primarily focused on climbing injuries, followed by studies on the physiological responses during climbing and anthropometrical data [1-7].