Darkness Descending




      Darkness Descending
On New Year s Eve, 2004, as 27 year old former special forces soldier Ken Jones attempted the ascent of Moldoveanu, Romania s highest peak, he was caught in a horrific avalanche that tossed him back down the mountain, leaving him with severe injuries including a broken femur and a smashed hip socket Alone in a snowy wilderness without any way of calling for help he knew his chances of survival were slim Darkness Descending is the harrowing and psychologically compelling account of the next four freezing days and nights as he dragged himself to safety, battling constantly with extreme pain, biting cold, and his own, often hallucinatory swings between hope and despair. Free Read Darkness Descending author Ken Jones For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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      Darkness Descending
 By Ken Jones IBN :  Format : Kindle Edition – heartforum.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • 320 pages
  • Darkness Descending
  • Ken Jones
  • English
  • 09 January 2018

10 thoughts on “ Darkness Descending

  1. Janette Fleming says:

    On 5 January 2003, former Special Forces soldier Ken Jones was caught in a devastating avalanche as he climbed in the frozen wilderness of Romania s Transylvanian Alps Flung from a cliff, he regained consciousness to find himself shrouded in darkness, separated from his supplies, suffering from overexposure in the sub zero temperatures and in horrendous pain from a broken leg and shattered pelvis Heavily frostbitten and bleeding internally, Ken dragged himself to safety over three agonizing da On 5 January 2003, former Special Forces soldier Ken Jones was caught in a devastating avalanche as he climbed in the frozen wilderness of Romania s Transylvanian Alps Flung from a cliff, he regained consciousness to find himself shrouded in darkness, separated from his supplies, suffering from overexposure in the sub zero temperatures and in horrendous pain from a broken leg and shattered pelvis Heavily frostbitten and bleeding internally, Ken dragged himself to safety over three agonizing days only to discover that his true ordeal had yet to begin.His account of life saving surgery and his battle to walk again is a classic tale of triumph over adversity and what it means to never give up Heart stopping and inspiring to the very last page, Ken Jones s story of endurance and survival is an unforgettable testament to the strength of the human spirit.Powerful story of survival and enduran...

  2. Linda says:

    Ken s story is extremely interesting and inspiring.Although this is in essence a survival story there are many elements to his book that elevate it above much of the survivalist or man vs nature fare His occassional references to his training in the Paras and SAS both physical and ment...

  3. James Kidd says:

    The quote on the cover from the Telegraph says this book is simply gripping Is that accurate Boy, yes An extremely well written account of the author s mountain trek that goes badly wrong Not a spoiler to say avalanches are involved A long crawl to civilisation ensues.I was skipping a few pages ahead to see how much longer he would have to endure the pain and suffering of crawling out of the wilderness, only to go back and devour every word What makes this stand out from other other sur The quote on the cover from the Telegraph says this book is simply gripping Is that accurate Boy, yes An extremely well written account of the author s mountain trek that goes badly wrong Not a spoiler to say avalanches are involved A long crawl to civilisation ensues.I was skipping a few pages ahead ...

  4. John Evans says:

    As far as I m concerned, this is on par with Touching the Void and fargripping than Between a rock and a hard place, both of which I consider good books Not just a adventure survival story, it follows his recovery and relationship with his friends an...

  5. Jamie Bowen says:

    An incredible story of survival

  6. R W ELLIS says:

    Excellent readA book that s easy to read and to get some understanding of how there are people out there who have tremendous courage and will to live in almost impossible situations.This book would interest sporting and outdoor types.

  7. Nancy Seamons says:

    An amazing story about survival and what a person can do when they are motivated to stay alive.

  8. Victoria Gray says:

    This is an incredible story of survival I have heard Ken Jones the motivational speaker as well and I am in awe of his strength The book is very well written and visualised but I can t help thinking there is a slight emotional detachment in some areasI suppose that s what happens to you as you are hardened by these experiences.I find Joe Simpsons adventures a lottear jerking perhaps because he tries to humanise why people take the risks that they do and justify t...

  9. Stefan Badescu says:

    O carte extraordinara, despre o aventura in muntii Fagaras.

  10. Jimmy Allan says:

    Perhaps I ve been spoilt with touching the void and between a rock and a hard place, inspiring story but not on a par with those

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