Dramatic Situation in the Himalayas – level 2

28-06-2023 15:00

An American university professor was climbing in Nepal when he fell down a hole. The crack in the ice was 22 metres deep, and the man got trapped in it.

The man thought that he was going to die. His arm and five ribs were broken, but he didn’t give up and he moved out of the gap. It took him six hours. He reached his tent in another three hours. Help came the next day.

Difficult words: crack (hole), trapped (unable to move), give up (stop trying).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What motivated the professor to not give up and keep climbing the remaining three hours to his tent despite his injuries?


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