Mt. Stuart Climber Survives 800-Foot Fall

After her fall, Viviane Debros spent nearly 21 hours seriously injured and awaiting rescue.
1:56 | 06/10/14

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Now to that incredible survival story, amazing 911 call from almost 10,000 feet, a young woman who found 800 feet down the mountainside. Spending a night in the cold waiting to be rescued. ABC's Neal Karlinsky. We're going to try to move her. I'm a little nervous about that because there's a possibility of a spine injury. Reporter: He was doing his best to stay calm. On a ledge nearly 9400 feet in the air, at the summit of Washington state summit of. Michele: Stewart. Where his climbing partner just fell. Another day in her beloved mountains when Vivian suddenly slipped. I knew I was stumbling. Reporter: Vivian sliding 800 feet down, landing on some rocks. Her arm broken in two places. But she was alive. Although her injuries weren't the only problem. They're coming. They're coming. Reporter: Over the course of hours, two helicopters tried to fly into rescue them, but turned around, because it was too windy. They were trying to keep fear from keeping in. We built a wind wall on the ledge. And slept on that. It was absolutely tiny. Probably the size of the bathtub. Reporter: After a freezing night, a third helicopter made it in, lowering a hose to rescue her. This morning, she's plenty sore, but getting better, but she knows it could have been so much worse. I don't think I would be too much differently than not to go. How many times do we hear that? They would still go back out. And some shiner. Now to the weather and

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