But, instead of that, he called Glynne Jones to help Zurbriggen in holding him up.
Zurbriggen and I cast ourselves upon our faces, but only the edge of the cloud and an ordinary strong wind reached us.
Zurbriggen has recently got to the top of Aconcagua, a height of 24,000 feet.
Unable to support himself, he called to Zurbriggen to place an axe under his feet for him to stand on.
I called to Zurbriggen and asked him if he were solidly placed.