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Tale of heroics, terror from the top of the world

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/tale_of_heroics_terror_from_the_top_of_the_world_20061201

Experiencing the classic symptoms of altitude sickness -- fatigue and hallucinations -- Hall had refused to continue down the mountain and ended up passing out. The two sherpas with him concluded, after poking Hall in the eye and getting no response, that Hall was dead. Suffering from lack of oxygen themselves, they hurried down the mountain.

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