Read each of the following passages and answer the items that follow. Your answers to these items should be based on the passages only.
But perfect organisation, faultless teamwork, indomitable courage, super human endurance, even the latest equipment, all these are unavailing unless the weather is kind. In the mountains, it is the whether that rule everything. It may be fair in the early morning when the climb begins, but unexpectedly blizzards may halt the climbers with inadequate protection on an exposed slope. The villains of the piece are cold, wind and snow and in the Himalayas, these conspire together for the whole year, except for two short periods. In early May and in October, there may be short intervals between the tremendous gales of winter and the treacherous shows of the monsoon. Only in these intervals is there any chance of findings the right weather conditions for an assault upon a peak. Cold can at least be kept at bay by warm clothing and scientifically planned food and a certain amount of exercise, but against the wind and the snow of the worst Himalayan weather, there is no defence.
It is better to attempt scaling a peak