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He survived the fall, unbeknownst to Yates, who assumed he died. Simpson managed to climb out of the crevasse and reached base camp four days later. Yates argued that he could not rely upon an army of people to help since they were far on the mountain flank with a raging storm in progress. Simpson has always vehemently defended Yates, saying he would have done it himself given the same position. When an pound boulder shifted, Ralston found himself trapped against the canyon wall with his hand crushed under the boulder.
He then repelled to safety. Learn more about his survival story in the video below by TLC via Sirtoppim:. By day four, he was making good time in the race he was in fourth place and had begun to fall in love with the desert landscape. With just a few supplies and MREs on hand, and after trying and failing to catch the attention of two passing planes, Prosperi survived for 10 days by drinking his own distilled urine and eating bats. Learn more about his amazing survival story by watching the video by 20th Century Fox below:. According to Cracked. They were around miles from home.
After pulling himself up from a frozen grave and surviving 32 days in the harshest environment on the planet, Mawson finally reached his hut. He was then told that he would have to wait 10 more months in Antarctica. The ship meant to take him back home had sailed off only a few hours earlier , believing him dead.
Though there is some speculation that her survival story may be untrue or embellished, Chapman states she was kidnapped from her Colombian village. At four years old, she was then abandoned in the jungle.