Helen Mort et al. in on the Knud Rasmussen Glacier, Greenland - August, 2016

from Underland: A Deep Time Journey, page 391:

[Macfarlane has descended into a moulin, an extremely deep shaft in the ice, and has managed to perch on a ledge to allow time to study the space]

[T]here is no choice but to stay a while on that blade of ice in this otherworld, and then reluctantly, gratefully, to give the sign to Matt: Get me the fuck out of here!

He changes over the rig, and they haul me up and out, Helen, Helen M, Bill and Matt all running my weight on a Z-pulley prusik system, and I emerge from the …   more >>

cite as

Robert Macfarlane, Underland: A Deep Time Journey (2019), p. 391. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1660920541805 accessed: 26 September, 2022

location of experience: on the Knud Rasmussen Glacier, Greenland

Listeners

Helen Mort
creative writing teacher, Poet
1985-
Helen Spenceley
mountain guide, tour and trekking guide
Matt Spenceley
mountain guide, tour and trekking guide, tour guide
1980's-
Robert Macfarlane
University lecturer and writer
1976-

Listening to

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an aria from Puccini's 'Tosca' performed by William ('Bill') Carslake

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 2016
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 19 Aug 2022 15:49:02 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2022 12:46:11 +0100