"'Twenty years gone, and I am back again on my own island'" (Homer 1051-1052).
"...and far above my head the branches and their leaves, massed, overshadowing Charybdis pool. But I clung grimly..." (Homer 974-976).
"Explorer and mountaineer Reinhold Messner is famous for making the first documented solo ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen" (Bio.com Editors).
“...Messner completed his ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen—a feat previously thought to be impossible” (Bio.com Editiors).
“...Günther began to show signs of altitude sickness. Convinced his brother would not be able to descend the Rupal face, Reinhold began searching for an easier way down. However, during their descent, Günther fell behind, and when Reinhold doubled back to check on his brother, he discovered that Günther had been swept away by an avalanche” (Bio.com Editors).