Descending from the summit of Mount Rainier one day in June 1992, Jim Davidson fell through a snow bridge, dragging his climbing partner with him into a hidden 80-foot deep crevasse. Davidson’s new book The Ledge, named one of Amazon.com’s Best Outdoor & Nature Books for 2011, tells the dramatic story of how he witnessed his partner’s death and survived the fall, making an impossible climb up a sheer ice wall.
Jim has taken that experience, and others from his many years as an active climber and rescuer, and helps others overcome adversity in life.
Now Jim is coming to National Geographic headquarters where he will give a live presentation about his experiences and the lessons he’s drawn from them.
Even if you can’t make it to Washington, D.C. for that event, you can still ask Jim your questions about climbing, surviving, and thriving in the face of adversity in a live conversation on the National Geographic Facebook page Wednesday, February 29 at 2:30pm ET (7:30pm UTC). Post your questions there or in the comments section of this blog post. Then tune in for the live interview and post more questions as the conversation develops.