Tick the sentences True (T) or False (F)
According to the author the Alps are very expensive T F
The author of the text isn’t very fond of skiing T F
The author strongly recommends visiting nearby hostels T F
The author believes it is better to order food than take it along T F
The day when they were to reach the summit
is considered to bring bad luck T F
The polish group was discouraged by the harsh weather conditions T F
The author does not mind putting their life at risk T F
Read the text again and answer the questions
Outings to Kinhutte, Eurohutte and Domhutte allows you to:
-acclimatize to alpine weather conditions
-practice climbing with a tent on your back
-meet many new people on the trail
-a halfway point of their journey
-one-third of their journey
-their final destination point
To feel save on the trail you only need to take:
-a climbing rope
-the gear needed on a mountain glacier
If you have an OAV insurance it is:
-easier to hire a guide who can help you climb the mountain
-easier to get a room at a cheaper price in the hostel
-easier to reach Rotenboden at a cheaper price
One thing you do not have to take with you to Monte Rosa is:
-light mountain trainers
-a sleeping bag
-a climbing gear
Probably the majority of climbers turned back due to:
-the guides’ advice
-the difficult weather conditions
-the lack of wind-proof jackets
Fill in the missing blanks with the words from the text
That wine stain on my shirt has v____________y disappeared.
There is still a vast economic ch_________m between developed and developing countries.
World leaders will meet next week for their annual economic s____________t.
You didn’t do anything wrong – you should have a clear c_____________e.
If you go to the mountains, you need to take care of the p____________s for the journey.
We were walking along the narrow mountain r_____________e when we spotted Tom few steps ahead of us.