A Calculus of Risk

How much can we gain from the mountains and how much can we lose?

Feature type Video

Read time 40 min read

Published Dec 14, 2020

Base editorial team
BASE editorial team BASE writers and editors who live and breathe adventure every day. We love adventure storytelling as much as we love adventure itself.

How much can we gain from the mountains? How much can we lose? Between our own perceptions and reality of the hazards involved, how much space exists? And in that gap, how do we decide what we are willing to risk? Solving for Z explores IFMGA guide and father Zahan Billimoria’s relationship to the intoxicating highs and crushing blows of a life in the high-consequence environment of big mountain skiing.

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