Ep. 38: Amalfi, Cairns and Pilgrimage
In 1980, Rick Ridgeway, the first American to summit the K2, attempted to climb a high mountain in China. He failed. 19 years later, he returned with a young 20 year girl, but the purpose was changed. It was a pilgrimage of sorts. What eventually decided the fate of this pilgrimage was the same thing which saved Utsav and his partner from a potentially disastrous hike in Amalfi. This week, join Utsav as he brings to the fore a pre-historic practice, seeped in kindness, silently helping mountaineers and hikers all over the world.
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