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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Touching the Void

Joe Simpson (mountaineer)
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Cordillera Huayhuash. - This is the range where the author and his party begin the story.

Siula Grande. - The peak of this mountain is the goal of the author's climb. The West Face of this mountain is unclimbed as the author and his partner prepare to tackle it.

Cerro Sarapo. - This is the name of the peak that blocks the view from base camp of the mountain that is the climbers' objective.

Des Petits Drus. - This is the location where the author and another character hang for twelve...

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