Read again and match each sentence (A-H) to a
gap (1-7). There is one sentence that you do
not need to use.
A But it was on this supposedly simpler route that disaster struck.
В Then, believing his friend would never have survived the fall, he continued down the mountain alone.
C Neither could he grab hold of the cliff, because he was too far away from the rocks.
D With no food or water left and a real threat of hypothermia, they simply had to get off the mountain quickly.
E This is exactly what happened to Simon Yates.
F Simon’s amazing courage and determination stopped him from giving up.
G In an unbelievable display of willpower, Joe managed to crawl seven miles down the mountain to safety.
H The mountain had never been conquered before.