After all of her surgeries, Anya’s desperation for answers leads her to understand that, like many adventurers, she’s prone to rushing into dangerous situations on the rock. The Season Episode 14

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Can I do this?” High above the ground, coarse granite digging into fingers and shoe rubber, this question may be a surprise. The next hold is just within reach. Barely. Muscles tensing, ready for the lunge, the question may seem like a distraction, but to many people engaged in solitary sports like climbing, the deep understanding of themselves is central to why they do it. It is the reason they take the risk. Is it worth it? With each lunge at a new hand-hold, the climber seems to say, “yes.”

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Fitz Cahall and Bryan Smith