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Climbing Kanchenjunga, one of the world's deadliest mountains

33 mins | Jun 8, 2018
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Why do people scale the world’s tallest mountains? What are they hoping to find at the summit? Jacob Mikanowski, writing in The Point magazine, tells the remarkable stories of two climbers, Wanda Rutkiewicz and Tulshuk Lingpa, who, in their obsession with climbing mount Kanchenjunga, led themselves to untimely deaths, and speculates about what drove this consuming passion.
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