Touching the Void is a personal account of the ascent of the 21,000ft Siula Grande peak in the Peruvian Andes. Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had achieved the summit before the first disaster struck. What happened and how they dealt with the psychological traumas that resulted is the subject of this book.
- Winner of the 1988 Boardman Tasker Award
- This best-selling book is a gripping narrative that conveys deep determination, courage and friendship