Each year The Boardman Tasker Prize for mountain literature (prize £2,000) commemorates the lives of Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker and is given to the author or co-authors of an original work which has made an outstanding contribution to mountain literature. The judges this year are Lord Chris Smith, Alison Fell and Tim Noble. Below is the shortlist:
More details at www.mountainfilm.co.uk/book-festival/boardman-tasker-award
The winner will be announced at this years Kendal Mountain Festivals including a special Boardman Tasker Prize retrospective on Friday 16th November including contributions from previous BT winners Al Alverez, Andy Cave and Greg Child chaired by Ed Douglas.
For more information go to: www.mountainfilm.co.uk