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Feb 8th, 2020
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  3. Subtitles by explosiveskull
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  7. Okay, here we go.
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  11. Yeah. No, I'll be good
  12. with this.
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  16. Okay. I'm ready.
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  20. <i>Alright. Thank you.</i>
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  24. <i>To those who are
  25. enthralled by mountains,</i>
  26.  
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  29. <i>their wonder is
  30. beyond all dispute.</i>
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  34. <i>To those who are not,</i>
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  38. <i>their allure is
  39. a kind of madness.</i>
  40.  
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  42. 00:04:02,505 --> 00:04:05,439
  43. <i>What is this strange force
  44. that draws us upwards?</i>
  45.  
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  47. 00:04:11,148 --> 00:04:14,483
  48. <i>This siren song
  49. of the summit?</i>
  50.  
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  52. 00:06:41,631 --> 00:06:44,064
  53. <i>Only three centuries ago,</i>
  54.  
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  56. 00:06:44,066 --> 00:06:45,901
  57. <i>setting out to climb
  58. a mountain</i>
  59.  
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  61. 00:06:45,903 --> 00:06:48,506
  62. <i>would have been considered
  63. an act of lunacy.</i>
  64.  
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  66. 00:06:52,341 --> 00:06:54,576
  67. <i>The idea scarcely existed</i>
  68.  
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  70. 00:06:54,578 --> 00:06:56,677
  71. <i>that wild landscapes
  72. might hold</i>
  73.  
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  75. 00:06:56,679 --> 00:06:59,016
  76. <i>any sort of attraction.</i>
  77.  
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  79. 00:07:11,028 --> 00:07:14,295
  80. <i>Mountains were places
  81. of peril, not beauty.</i>
  82.  
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  84. 00:07:16,365 --> 00:07:18,432
  85. <i>An upper world to be shunned,</i>
  86.  
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  88. 00:07:18,434 --> 00:07:20,668
  89. <i>not sought out.</i>
  90.  
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  92. 00:07:25,341 --> 00:07:27,475
  93. <i>How then have mountains now</i>
  94.  
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  96. 00:07:27,477 --> 00:07:30,478
  97. <i>come to hold us spellbound,</i>
  98.  
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  100. 00:07:30,480 --> 00:07:34,516
  101. <i>drawing us into
  102. their dominion...</i>
  103.  
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  105. 00:07:34,518 --> 00:07:36,584
  106. <i>often at the cost
  107. of our lives?</i>
  108.  
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  110. 00:10:50,546 --> 00:10:52,813
  111. <i>Because the mountains we climb</i>
  112.  
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  114. 00:10:52,815 --> 00:10:56,850
  115. <i>are not made only
  116. of rock and ice,</i>
  117.  
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  119. 00:10:56,852 --> 00:10:58,852
  120. <i>but also of dreams</i>
  121.  
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  123. 00:10:58,854 --> 00:11:00,822
  124. <i>and desire.</i>
  125.  
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  127. 00:11:06,596 --> 00:11:11,231
  128. <i>The mountains we climb</i>
  129.  
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  131. 00:11:11,233 --> 00:11:13,467
  132. <i>are mountains of the mind.</i>
  133.  
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  135. 00:12:31,848 --> 00:12:33,947
  136. <i>To humans, high mountains</i>
  137.  
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  139. 00:12:33,949 --> 00:12:35,883
  140. <i>were once considered the home</i>
  141.  
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  143. 00:12:35,885 --> 00:12:37,884
  144. <i>of either the holy</i>
  145.  
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  147. 00:12:37,886 --> 00:12:39,489
  148. <i>or the hostile.</i>
  149.  
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  151. 00:12:40,723 --> 00:12:42,693
  152. <i>There was nothing in between.</i>
  153.  
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  155. 00:12:47,597 --> 00:12:50,530
  156. <i>A realm to be
  157. revered from below,</i>
  158.  
  159. 37
  160. 00:12:50,532 --> 00:12:52,302
  161. <i>but never entered.</i>
  162.  
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  164. 00:12:58,974 --> 00:13:01,775
  165. <i>Go around mountains
  166. if necessary,</i>
  167.  
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  169. 00:13:01,777 --> 00:13:06,346
  170. <i>along their flanks,
  171. but not up them...</i>
  172.  
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  174. 00:13:06,348 --> 00:13:08,349
  175. <i>for only gods and monsters</i>
  176.  
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  178. 00:13:08,351 --> 00:13:09,987
  179. <i>dwelled at height.</i>
  180.  
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  182. 00:13:29,705 --> 00:13:32,307
  183. <i>The upper world was
  184. a sacred landscape</i>
  185.  
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  187. 00:13:32,309 --> 00:13:35,043
  188. <i>to which we directed
  189. our devotion</i>
  190.  
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  192. 00:13:35,045 --> 00:13:37,544
  193. <i>and our rituals of awe...</i>
  194.  
  195. 45
  196. 00:13:40,817 --> 00:13:43,051
  197. <i>...but always
  198. from a safe distance.</i>
  199.  
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  201. 00:14:03,405 --> 00:14:08,609
  202. <i>Daily life brought ample
  203. hardship and danger.</i>
  204.  
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  206. 00:14:08,611 --> 00:14:11,649
  207. <i>There was no need
  208. to seek out more.</i>
  209.  
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  211. 00:16:00,122 --> 00:16:01,755
  212. <i>Gradually, though,</i>
  213.  
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  215. 00:16:01,757 --> 00:16:04,692
  216. <i>the dragons and divinities
  217. were put to flight,</i>
  218.  
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  220. 00:16:04,694 --> 00:16:06,126
  221. <i>and our feelings
  222. toward mountains</i>
  223.  
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  225. 00:16:06,128 --> 00:16:09,797
  226. <i>underwent an astonishing change.</i>
  227.  
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  229. 00:16:09,799 --> 00:16:13,600
  230. <i>Fascination replaced
  231. trepidation.</i>
  232.  
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  234. 00:16:13,602 --> 00:16:16,504
  235. <i>Adventure replaced reverence.</i>
  236.  
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  238. 00:16:19,541 --> 00:16:21,775
  239. <i>As cities grew</i>
  240.  
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  242. 00:16:21,777 --> 00:16:25,580
  243. <i>and we insulated ourselves
  244. away from nature,</i>
  245.  
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  247. 00:16:25,582 --> 00:16:29,749
  248. <i>the mountains called us back.</i>
  249.  
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  251. 00:16:29,751 --> 00:16:33,721
  252. <i>The magic of mountains
  253. strengthened:</i>
  254.  
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  256. 00:16:33,723 --> 00:16:36,190
  257. <i>their fierce beauty,</i>
  258.  
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  260. 00:16:36,192 --> 00:16:39,927
  261. <i>their power to enchant,</i>
  262.  
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  264. 00:16:39,929 --> 00:16:43,096
  265. <i>their challenge.</i>
  266.  
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  268. 00:16:43,098 --> 00:16:47,067
  269. <i>We went in search of places
  270. that were intimidating</i>
  271.  
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  273. 00:16:47,069 --> 00:16:49,803
  274. <i>and uncontrollable,</i>
  275.  
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  277. 00:16:49,805 --> 00:16:51,972
  278. <i>that inspired in us
  279. the heady blend</i>
  280.  
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  282. 00:16:51,974 --> 00:16:54,774
  283. <i>of pleasure and terror,</i>
  284.  
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  286. 00:16:54,776 --> 00:16:57,511
  287. <i>which we came to call
  288. the sublime.</i>
  289.  
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  291. 00:17:03,685 --> 00:17:05,685
  292. <i>This search for the sublime</i>
  293.  
  294. 67
  295. 00:17:05,687 --> 00:17:08,221
  296. <i>drew us outwards and upwards.</i>
  297.  
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  299. 00:17:27,010 --> 00:17:28,976
  300. <i>The great peaks
  301. of the world</i>
  302.  
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  304. 00:17:28,978 --> 00:17:32,212
  305. <i>began to exert a force
  306. upon the imagination.</i>
  307.  
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  309. 00:17:42,658 --> 00:17:44,592
  310. <i>A siren song</i>
  311.  
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  313. 00:17:44,594 --> 00:17:47,327
  314. <i>that was easy to hear,</i>
  315.  
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  317. 00:17:47,329 --> 00:17:49,230
  318. <i>hard to resist...</i>
  319.  
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  321. 00:17:52,734 --> 00:17:54,301
  322. <i>and sometimes</i>
  323.  
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  325. 00:17:54,303 --> 00:17:56,002
  326. <i>fatal.</i>
  327.  
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  329. 00:18:02,744 --> 00:18:06,113
  330. <i>But legends of
  331. death in high places</i>
  332.  
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  334. 00:18:06,115 --> 00:18:08,649
  335. <i>spread the spell
  336. of the mountains</i>
  337.  
  338. 77
  339. 00:18:08,651 --> 00:18:10,153
  340. <i>wider still.</i>
  341.  
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  343. 00:18:27,302 --> 00:18:28,935
  344. <i>Slowly,</i>
  345.  
  346. 79
  347. 00:18:28,937 --> 00:18:31,638
  348. <i>the blank spaces on the maps
  349. were filled in.</i>
  350.  
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  352. 00:18:35,110 --> 00:18:38,144
  353. <i>The imperial aim was to grid,</i>
  354.  
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  356. 00:18:38,146 --> 00:18:41,214
  357. <i>girdle, and name
  358. the upper world.</i>
  359.  
  360. 82
  361. 00:18:44,988 --> 00:18:47,922
  362. <i>To bring it and its peoples</i>
  363.  
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  365. 00:18:47,924 --> 00:18:50,290
  366. <i>within the realm
  367. of the known</i>
  368.  
  369. 84
  370. 00:18:50,292 --> 00:18:52,058
  371. <i>and the owned.</i>
  372.  
  373. 85
  374. 00:18:56,331 --> 00:18:59,733
  375. <i>To replace mystery
  376. with mastery.</i>
  377.  
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  379. 00:20:08,337 --> 00:20:12,138
  380. <i>And the greatest
  381. mystery of them all?</i>
  382.  
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  384. 00:20:12,140 --> 00:20:13,173
  385. <i>Everest.</i>
  386.  
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  388. 00:20:18,313 --> 00:20:21,082
  389. <i>And so began the campaign
  390. to vanquish it.</i>
  391.  
  392. 89
  393. 00:20:38,334 --> 00:20:41,134
  394. <i>Everest was placed
  395. under siege.</i>
  396.  
  397. 90
  398. 00:21:17,306 --> 00:21:20,340
  399. <i>Until, at last, it succumbed.</i>
  400.  
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  402. 00:21:40,262 --> 00:21:42,363
  403. <i>This was the moment</i>
  404.  
  405. 92
  406. 00:21:42,365 --> 00:21:44,899
  407. <i>that mountaineering
  408. as adventure</i>
  409.  
  410. 93
  411. 00:21:44,901 --> 00:21:46,803
  412. <i>entered the popular imagination.</i>
  413.  
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  415. 00:21:50,839 --> 00:21:53,807
  416. <i>Our fascination
  417. became an obsession.</i>
  418.  
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  420. 00:22:08,424 --> 00:22:12,859
  421. <i>Now our need for mountains
  422. runs deep and wide,</i>
  423.  
  424. 96
  425. 00:22:19,001 --> 00:22:22,603
  426. <i>for most of us exist
  427. for most of the time</i>
  428.  
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  430. 00:22:22,605 --> 00:22:25,506
  431. <i>in environments
  432. that are humanly arranged</i>
  433.  
  434. 98
  435. 00:22:25,508 --> 00:22:26,973
  436. <i>and controlled.</i>
  437.  
  438. 99
  439. 00:22:58,441 --> 00:23:03,376
  440. <i>But mountains are wild
  441. and ungovernable.</i>
  442.  
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  444. 00:23:03,378 --> 00:23:07,248
  445. <i>This is the source
  446. of their danger</i>
  447.  
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  449. 00:23:07,250 --> 00:23:10,020
  450. <i>and also the source
  451. of their allure.</i>
  452.  
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  454. 00:23:17,960 --> 00:23:21,127
  455. <i>And so, a longing
  456. for the unknown</i>
  457.  
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  459. 00:23:21,129 --> 00:23:23,098
  460. <i>beckons us onwards.</i>
  461.  
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  463. 00:23:26,301 --> 00:23:28,903
  464. <i>Like Echo's Cave,</i>
  465.  
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  467. 00:23:28,905 --> 00:23:31,204
  468. <i>the unknown will answer back</i>
  469.  
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  471. 00:23:31,206 --> 00:23:33,342
  472. <i>with whatever
  473. you call into it.</i>
  474.  
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  476. 00:25:36,665 --> 00:25:41,602
  477. <i>To travel to the high peaks
  478. is to cross a threshold</i>
  479.  
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  481. 00:25:41,604 --> 00:25:44,270
  482. <i>into a space where
  483. time warps</i>
  484.  
  485. 109
  486. 00:25:44,272 --> 00:25:47,540
  487. <i>and bends,</i>
  488.  
  489. 110
  490. 00:25:47,542 --> 00:25:50,243
  491. <i>and sensations are
  492. thrillingly amplified.</i>
  493.  
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  495. 00:27:55,271 --> 00:27:57,671
  496. <i>Stone and ice, though,</i>
  497.  
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  499. 00:27:57,673 --> 00:28:00,274
  500. <i>are far less gentle
  501. to the hand's touch</i>
  502.  
  503. 113
  504. 00:28:00,276 --> 00:28:01,778
  505. <i>than to the mind's eye.</i>
  506.  
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  508. 00:28:13,289 --> 00:28:14,887
  509. <i>The mountains of the Earth</i>
  510.  
  511. 115
  512. 00:28:14,889 --> 00:28:18,392
  513. <i>have often turned out
  514. to be more resistant,</i>
  515.  
  516. 116
  517. 00:28:18,394 --> 00:28:21,327
  518. <i>more fatally real,</i>
  519.  
  520. 117
  521. 00:28:21,329 --> 00:28:22,898
  522. <i>than the mountains
  523. we imagine.</i>
  524.  
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  526. 00:28:33,876 --> 00:28:35,509
  527. <i>These are matters</i>
  528.  
  529. 119
  530. 00:28:35,511 --> 00:28:37,611
  531. <i>of hard sharp rock</i>
  532.  
  533. 120
  534. 00:28:37,613 --> 00:28:39,282
  535. <i>and driving ice...</i>
  536.  
  537. 121
  538. 00:28:56,799 --> 00:28:59,232
  539. <i>...of bone-deep cold...</i>
  540.  
  541. 122
  542. 00:29:06,908 --> 00:29:08,442
  543. Less than ideal.
  544.  
  545. 123
  546. 00:29:10,346 --> 00:29:13,680
  547. Ahh! Ahh!
  548.  
  549. 124
  550. 00:29:13,682 --> 00:29:15,882
  551. <i>...injury and nausea...</i>
  552.  
  553. 125
  554. 00:29:23,392 --> 00:29:24,857
  555. <i>...fizzing fear...</i>
  556.  
  557. 126
  558. 00:29:27,596 --> 00:29:28,761
  559. Ahh!
  560.  
  561. 127
  562. 00:29:35,471 --> 00:29:37,371
  563. <i>...of stomach-turning vertigo...</i>
  564.  
  565. 128
  566. 00:29:53,388 --> 00:29:56,056
  567. Oh God, take me home.
  568.  
  569. 129
  570. 00:30:40,402 --> 00:30:42,336
  571. <i>But</i>
  572.  
  573. 130
  574. 00:30:42,338 --> 00:30:45,771
  575. <i>they are also places
  576. of unspeakable beauty.</i>
  577.  
  578. 131
  579. 00:31:04,592 --> 00:31:07,894
  580. <i>And so the peaks
  581. summon us still,</i>
  582.  
  583. 132
  584. 00:31:07,896 --> 00:31:12,665
  585. <i>sharpening our sense
  586. of being,</i>
  587.  
  588. 133
  589. 00:31:12,667 --> 00:31:15,469
  590. <i>setting life on a knife-edge.</i>
  591.  
  592. 134
  593. 00:31:38,694 --> 00:31:41,161
  594. <i>For danger can hold
  595. terrible joys...</i>
  596.  
  597. 135
  598. 00:31:52,441 --> 00:31:54,574
  599. <i>...dreadful splendors.</i>
  600.  
  601. 136
  602. 00:32:16,598 --> 00:32:18,865
  603. <i>Today, mountains are considered</i>
  604.  
  605. 137
  606. 00:32:18,867 --> 00:32:22,836
  607. <i>among nature's
  608. most exquisite features.</i>
  609.  
  610. 138
  611. 00:32:22,838 --> 00:32:25,605
  612. <i>No longer do their
  613. chaotic forms</i>
  614.  
  615. 139
  616. 00:32:25,607 --> 00:32:28,411
  617. <i>upset the spirit level
  618. of our minds.</i>
  619.  
  620. 140
  621. 00:33:08,850 --> 00:33:11,684
  622. <i>Now, we migrate to them</i>
  623.  
  624. 141
  625. 00:33:11,686 --> 00:33:14,587
  626. <i>in our millions each year,</i>
  627.  
  628. 142
  629. 00:33:14,589 --> 00:33:17,089
  630. <i>pursuing our strange
  631. pilgrimages.</i>
  632.  
  633. 143
  634. 00:33:42,984 --> 00:33:46,555
  635. <i>A very modern mountain
  636. worship has taken hold...</i>
  637.  
  638. 144
  639. 00:35:56,385 --> 00:35:58,183
  640. <i>...a worship that requires</i>
  641.  
  642. 145
  643. 00:35:58,185 --> 00:36:00,352
  644. <i>the modification
  645. of the mountains...</i>
  646.  
  647. 146
  648. 00:36:11,232 --> 00:36:13,933
  649. <i>...and the management
  650. of their risks.</i>
  651.  
  652. 147
  653. 00:36:59,180 --> 00:37:03,216
  654. <i>And in doing so,</i>
  655.  
  656. 148
  657. 00:37:03,218 --> 00:37:06,486
  658. <i>we have come to forget
  659. something of their power.</i>
  660.  
  661. 149
  662. 00:37:21,035 --> 00:37:25,071
  663. <i>What odd devotions
  664. we undertake!</i>
  665.  
  666. 150
  667. 00:37:25,073 --> 00:37:27,973
  668. <i>What curious
  669. performances we put on,</i>
  670.  
  671. 151
  672. 00:37:27,975 --> 00:37:31,810
  673. <i>with the mountains
  674. as our theatre!</i>
  675.  
  676. 152
  677. 00:40:14,309 --> 00:40:16,075
  678. <i>To certain people,</i>
  679.  
  680. 153
  681. 00:40:16,077 --> 00:40:18,211
  682. <i>the call to adventure</i>
  683.  
  684. 154
  685. 00:40:18,213 --> 00:40:20,913
  686. <i>is irresistible.</i>
  687.  
  688. 155
  689. 00:40:20,915 --> 00:40:22,548
  690. <i>As everyday life has become</i>
  691.  
  692. 156
  693. 00:40:22,550 --> 00:40:26,551
  694. <i>safer and more comfortable
  695. for some,</i>
  696.  
  697. 157
  698. 00:40:26,553 --> 00:40:29,057
  699. <i>we have begun to seek
  700. out danger elsewhere.</i>
  701.  
  702. 158
  703. 00:40:43,405 --> 00:40:45,006
  704. <i>We court danger.</i>
  705.  
  706. 159
  707. 00:40:49,209 --> 00:40:50,511
  708. <i>We pay for it.</i>
  709.  
  710. 160
  711. 00:41:07,028 --> 00:41:10,432
  712. <i>Risk has become
  713. its own reward.</i>
  714.  
  715. 161
  716. 00:41:24,011 --> 00:41:25,511
  717. <i>At height,</i>
  718.  
  719. 162
  720. 00:41:25,513 --> 00:41:27,216
  721. <i>you can be taken
  722. right to the brink...</i>
  723.  
  724. 163
  725. 00:41:33,220 --> 00:41:35,988
  726. <i>...for you never feel
  727. so alive,</i>
  728.  
  729. 164
  730. 00:41:35,990 --> 00:41:38,725
  731. <i>knowing that,
  732. at any minute,</i>
  733.  
  734. 165
  735. 00:41:38,727 --> 00:41:40,429
  736. <i>you could die.</i>
  737.  
  738. 166
  739. 00:43:00,607 --> 00:43:03,642
  740. <i>So up to the mountains we go,</i>
  741.  
  742. 167
  743. 00:43:03,644 --> 00:43:05,645
  744. <i>in headlong pursuit
  745. of peril...</i>
  746.  
  747. 168
  748. 00:43:10,785 --> 00:43:12,852
  749. <i>...or a testing ground</i>
  750.  
  751. 169
  752. 00:43:12,854 --> 00:43:15,821
  753. <i>on which the self
  754. can best be illuminated.</i>
  755.  
  756. 170
  757. 00:43:42,550 --> 00:43:45,584
  758. <i>Today's adventurers
  759. are driven by the lust</i>
  760.  
  761. 171
  762. 00:43:45,586 --> 00:43:48,254
  763. <i>to reach somewhere
  764. no one has reached before...</i>
  765.  
  766. 172
  767. 00:43:53,428 --> 00:43:56,261
  768. <i>...and to do something
  769. no one has done before.</i>
  770.  
  771. 173
  772. 00:44:59,327 --> 00:45:01,294
  773. <i>Our wish to be first</i>
  774.  
  775. 174
  776. 00:45:01,296 --> 00:45:04,165
  777. <i>induces in us
  778. forms of insanity...</i>
  779.  
  780. 175
  781. 00:45:08,803 --> 00:45:11,437
  782. <i>...and forms of grace.</i>
  783.  
  784. 176
  785. 00:47:45,760 --> 00:47:49,729
  786. <i>Adventurers sometimes
  787. liken fear to a rat.</i>
  788.  
  789. 177
  790. 00:47:49,731 --> 00:47:54,366
  791. <i>When you take risks,
  792. you feed the rat with fear.</i>
  793.  
  794. 178
  795. 00:47:54,368 --> 00:47:57,136
  796. <i>But each time
  797. you feed it that fear,</i>
  798.  
  799. 179
  800. 00:47:57,138 --> 00:47:59,104
  801. <i>it grows fatter.</i>
  802.  
  803. 180
  804. 00:47:59,106 --> 00:48:01,406
  805. <i>So then you must
  806. feed it more fear</i>
  807.  
  808. 181
  809. 00:48:01,408 --> 00:48:02,808
  810. <i>to sate it,</i>
  811.  
  812. 182
  813. 00:48:02,810 --> 00:48:06,779
  814. <i>and yet more again,
  815. and then still more...</i>
  816.  
  817. 183
  818. 00:48:06,781 --> 00:48:09,848
  819. <i>until a madness bites.</i>
  820.  
  821. 184
  822. 00:48:22,930 --> 00:48:24,964
  823. <i>How has it come to this?</i>
  824.  
  825. 185
  826. 00:48:24,966 --> 00:48:27,433
  827. <i>The mountains as a stage set</i>
  828.  
  829. 186
  830. 00:48:27,435 --> 00:48:29,468
  831. <i>for a pumped-up poker game</i>
  832.  
  833. 187
  834. 00:48:29,470 --> 00:48:32,004
  835. <i>of high stakes
  836. and high returns,</i>
  837.  
  838. 188
  839. 00:48:32,006 --> 00:48:35,073
  840. <i>all driven by big brands
  841. and online views.</i>
  842.  
  843. 189
  844. 00:49:46,013 --> 00:49:47,879
  845. <i>Many who travel to mountain tops</i>
  846.  
  847. 190
  848. 00:49:47,881 --> 00:49:50,482
  849. <i>are half in love
  850. with themselves</i>
  851.  
  852. 191
  853. 00:49:50,484 --> 00:49:52,618
  854. <i>and half in love
  855. with oblivion.</i>
  856.  
  857. 192
  858. 00:50:54,981 --> 00:50:56,682
  859. <i>Today's mountain mania</i>
  860.  
  861. 193
  862. 00:50:56,684 --> 00:51:00,319
  863. <i>culminates on Everest,</i>
  864.  
  865. 194
  866. 00:51:00,321 --> 00:51:03,288
  867. <i>where the wish
  868. to test one's limits</i>
  869.  
  870. 195
  871. 00:51:03,290 --> 00:51:05,758
  872. <i>or to battle one's demons</i>
  873.  
  874. 196
  875. 00:51:05,760 --> 00:51:09,194
  876. <i>draws thousands of people
  877. to the peak each year.</i>
  878.  
  879. 197
  880. 00:52:43,256 --> 00:52:44,957
  881. <i>Attempting Everest</i>
  882.  
  883. 198
  884. 00:52:44,959 --> 00:52:47,993
  885. <i>offers a way
  886. for the ordinary person</i>
  887.  
  888. 199
  889. 00:52:47,995 --> 00:52:50,428
  890. <i>to be briefly extraordinary.</i>
  891.  
  892. 200
  893. 00:53:02,276 --> 00:53:04,410
  894. <i>But the nature
  895. of the challenge</i>
  896.  
  897. 201
  898. 00:53:04,412 --> 00:53:07,078
  899. <i>has, in many ways, changed.</i>
  900.  
  901. 202
  902. 00:53:15,990 --> 00:53:18,256
  903. <i>This isn't climbing anymore.</i>
  904.  
  905. 203
  906. 00:53:18,258 --> 00:53:20,892
  907. <i>It's queuing.</i>
  908.  
  909. 204
  910. 00:53:20,894 --> 00:53:23,127
  911. <i>This isn't exploration.</i>
  912.  
  913. 205
  914. 00:53:23,129 --> 00:53:26,165
  915. <i>It's crowd-control.</i>
  916.  
  917. 206
  918. 00:53:26,167 --> 00:53:29,368
  919. <i>This is the modern industry
  920. of ascent,</i>
  921.  
  922. 207
  923. 00:53:29,370 --> 00:53:31,770
  924. <i>in which the risks
  925. are often taken most</i>
  926.  
  927. 208
  928. 00:53:31,772 --> 00:53:33,772
  929. <i>by those who have least.</i>
  930.  
  931. 209
  932. 00:54:33,100 --> 00:54:37,502
  933. <i>But mountains
  934. exceed our command.</i>
  935.  
  936. 210
  937. 00:54:37,504 --> 00:54:39,807
  938. <i>They slip our grip.</i>
  939.  
  940. 211
  941. 00:54:59,794 --> 00:55:02,160
  942. <i>And there is no glory</i>
  943.  
  944. 212
  945. 00:55:02,162 --> 00:55:04,796
  946. <i>for those who are left behind.</i>
  947.  
  948. 213
  949. 00:55:26,986 --> 00:55:31,390
  950. <i>Mountains are so much
  951. more than a challenge</i>
  952.  
  953. 214
  954. 00:55:31,392 --> 00:55:33,528
  955. <i>or an adversary
  956. to be overcome...</i>
  957.  
  958. 215
  959. 00:55:39,499 --> 00:55:44,236
  960. <i>...for mountains humble
  961. the human instant</i>
  962.  
  963. 216
  964. 00:55:44,238 --> 00:55:47,008
  965. <i>and reveal our insignificance.</i>
  966.  
  967. 217
  968. 00:55:50,044 --> 00:55:52,343
  969. <i>They live in deep time</i>
  970.  
  971. 218
  972. 00:55:52,345 --> 00:55:56,515
  973. <i>in a way that we do not.</i>
  974.  
  975. 219
  976. 00:55:56,517 --> 00:55:58,616
  977. <i>Behind and beyond
  978. the mountains</i>
  979.  
  980. 220
  981. 00:55:58,618 --> 00:56:02,189
  982. <i>stretch aeons too vast
  983. for us to comprehend.</i>
  984.  
  985. 221
  986. 00:56:05,024 --> 00:56:09,928
  987. <i>They were here long before
  988. we were even dreamed of.</i>
  989.  
  990. 222
  991. 00:56:09,930 --> 00:56:12,930
  992. <i>They watched us arrive.</i>
  993.  
  994. 223
  995. 00:56:12,932 --> 00:56:16,067
  996. <i>They will watch us leave.</i>
  997.  
  998. 224
  999. 00:59:35,669 --> 00:59:38,069
  1000. <i>Born of fire,</i>
  1001.  
  1002. 225
  1003. 00:59:38,071 --> 00:59:40,538
  1004. <i>born of force,</i>
  1005.  
  1006. 226
  1007. 00:59:40,540 --> 00:59:42,640
  1008. <i>mountains move.</i>
  1009.  
  1010. 227
  1011. 00:59:45,312 --> 00:59:48,814
  1012. <i>Over epochs,
  1013. they rise and fall.</i>
  1014.  
  1015. 228
  1016. 00:59:54,421 --> 00:59:56,758
  1017. <i>This is the symphony
  1018. of the earth...</i>
  1019.  
  1020. 229
  1021. 01:00:00,426 --> 01:00:03,328
  1022. <i>...a rhythm of uplift
  1023. and erosion</i>
  1024.  
  1025. 230
  1026. 01:00:03,330 --> 01:00:07,232
  1027. <i>that makes
  1028. not waves of water,</i>
  1029.  
  1030. 231
  1031. 01:00:07,234 --> 01:00:09,167
  1032. <i>but waves of stone.</i>
  1033.  
  1034. 232
  1035. 01:00:52,678 --> 01:00:56,147
  1036. <i>And from these waves of stone
  1037. flows life.</i>
  1038.  
  1039. 233
  1040. 01:03:59,732 --> 01:04:02,633
  1041. <i>Being in the mountains
  1042. can ignite our astonishment</i>
  1043.  
  1044. 234
  1045. 01:04:02,635 --> 01:04:05,970
  1046. <i>at the simplest transactions
  1047. of the living world.</i>
  1048.  
  1049. 235
  1050. 01:06:06,459 --> 01:06:08,660
  1051. <i>Anyone who has been
  1052. among mountains</i>
  1053.  
  1054. 236
  1055. 01:06:08,662 --> 01:06:11,029
  1056. <i>knows their indifference,</i>
  1057.  
  1058. 237
  1059. 01:06:11,031 --> 01:06:13,997
  1060. <i>has felt a brief,
  1061. blazing sense</i>
  1062.  
  1063. 238
  1064. 01:06:13,999 --> 01:06:16,736
  1065. <i>of the world's
  1066. disinterest in us.</i>
  1067.  
  1068. 239
  1069. 01:06:19,939 --> 01:06:22,976
  1070. <i>In small measures,
  1071. this feeling exhilarates.</i>
  1072.  
  1073. 240
  1074. 01:06:26,979 --> 01:06:30,417
  1075. <i>In full form, it annihilates.</i>
  1076.  
  1077. 241
  1078. 01:07:32,144 --> 01:07:36,013
  1079. <i>Coming back to Earth
  1080. from the high peaks,</i>
  1081.  
  1082. 242
  1083. 01:07:36,015 --> 01:07:38,850
  1084. <i>you can feel
  1085. like a stranger,</i>
  1086.  
  1087. 243
  1088. 01:07:38,852 --> 01:07:42,854
  1089. <i>bearing experiences
  1090. that are beyond expression</i>
  1091.  
  1092. 244
  1093. 01:07:42,856 --> 01:07:45,290
  1094. <i>and beyond price.</i>
  1095.  
  1096. 245
  1097. 01:07:45,292 --> 01:07:48,560
  1098. <i>Time has flown over you,</i>
  1099.  
  1100. 246
  1101. 01:07:48,562 --> 01:07:52,596
  1102. <i>but left its shadow behind.</i>
  1103.  
  1104. 247
  1105. 01:08:19,124 --> 01:08:21,759
  1106. <i>Mountains don't
  1107. seek our love</i>
  1108.  
  1109. 248
  1110. 01:08:21,761 --> 01:08:23,928
  1111. <i>or seek our deaths.</i>
  1112.  
  1113. 249
  1114. 01:08:27,132 --> 01:08:29,099
  1115. <i>They want nothing from us.</i>
  1116.  
  1117. 250
  1118. 01:08:37,243 --> 01:08:40,745
  1119. <i>And yet, they shift the way
  1120. we see ourselves.</i>
  1121.  
  1122. 251
  1123. 01:08:43,115 --> 01:08:45,015
  1124. <i>They weather our spirits...</i>
  1125.  
  1126. 252
  1127. 01:08:48,622 --> 01:08:50,321
  1128. <i>...challenge our arrogance...</i>
  1129.  
  1130. 253
  1131. 01:08:53,392 --> 01:08:55,827
  1132. <i>...restore our wonder.</i>
  1133.  
  1134. 254
  1135. 01:09:04,671 --> 01:09:06,737
  1136. <i>More than ever,</i>
  1137.  
  1138. 255
  1139. 01:09:06,739 --> 01:09:09,040
  1140. <i>we need their wildness.</i>
  1141.  
  1142. 256
  1143. 01:13:08,550 --> 01:13:13,550
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