/ PRODUCT NEWS: Troll Wall by Tony Howard Now Available

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Troll Wall Book Cover, 4 kbThe untold story of the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face. 'One of the greatest ever achievements by British rock climbers.' Joe Brown

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full stottie on 07 Mar 2011
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One of the best climbing books I've read for years. Gripping and authentic, written with a refreshing clarity and honesty. Congratulations to Tony Howard for finding his account on the shelf and being persuaded to publish it!

I remember the press coverage at the time, and although I'd only just started climbing then, the media distortion, inaccuracies and sensationalism were so obvious, and was a forerunner of the continuing style of reporting that we see today. That is, a style that gets most climbers' backs up.
Solaris - on 07 Mar 2011
In reply to full stottie:

Agreed - a tremendous read, and what was the team's average age? 21, maybe. They deserve medals for vision, ambition, drive and initiative - not to mention guts and cojones. Inspirational. (Even more so if I was 30 year younger!)

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