An evening with ‘the man who cut the rope’
It’s the sort of decision that would induce a full-blown panic attack in even the calmest of people.
The climbing companion you are roped to has disappeared off the edge of a dangerously high mountain face in the Peruvian Andes. You have no idea whether he is alive or dead.
Your choices are stark. Do nothing and freeze to death or cut the rope and try to save your own, and possibly his, life.
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