Why Even Experts Take Dangerous Risks in the Wild
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 948 , Segment 2
Episode: Greatest Heights
- Apr 6, 2021 7:00 pm
- 16:00 mins
Wilderness First Responder Ty Gagne survived a brutal hike in the White Mountains which he was clearly unprepared for, only to watch in horror as another hiker died on the same mountain a week later. Why do experts take risks they know are dangerous and what lessons are there for the rest of us as we challenge ourselves, in the wild and in everyday life? Guest: Ty Gagne, Wilderness First Responder and author of "The Last Traverse: Tragedy and Resilience in the Winter Whites" and "Where You’ll Find Me: Risk, Decisions, and the Last Climb of Kate Matrosova"