“Come on, you can do it. You can do it.”
Holed up in her tent, that was how Natalia Martinez urged herself to survive. For four days, the Argentine climber had been trapped in her camp on Yukon’s Mount Logan at 3,700 metres.
A pair of earthquakes had hit the area, triggering avalanches on the mountain and making it was too dangerous to leave on her own.
But she wasn’t giving up. She knew someone was coming for her. It was a physical challenge, but also a mental one.
“The last day before the rescue, my mind was eating me,” she said. “I was more sensitive to every sound. I felt alert to every danger…You have to keep focused on something and it was Camilo.”   
Rescuers found a break in the weather Thursday night, bringing Martinez down and reuniting her with her partner Camilo Rada. She spoke to CBC News a day later, at Kluane National Park, at the …