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The Highest Pass: Only the One Who Dies, Truly Lives

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Adam Schomer meets a modern guru, Anand Mehrotra, and they plan a motorcycle expedition on some of the most dangerous roads in the world—the highest passes of the Himalayas in Northern India. They convince a team of seven intrepid souls to join them and share in what will surely become a journey of a lifetime.

These riders are guided by the inspired teachings of Anand, who himself bears the burden of a Vedic prophecy that predicts he will die in his late twenties in an accident. He is that age when he leads the group with fearlessness and wisdom, reminding them that only the one who dies, truly lives.

Over 21 days and up to an elevation of 18,000 feet along a winding road, they never let low oxygen, altitude sickness, river-flooded roads, icy edges, snow and loaded trucks dampen their spirits or, ultimately, their deeper selves.

Published: September 18, 2012
Producer: Adam Schomer and Jon Fitzgerald
Director: Jon Fitzgerald
Starring: Adam Schomer, Anand Mehrotra
ISBN: 978-1-58270-434-0
UPC: 7-24868-04340-4
Runtime: 89 minutes