Climbers and mountaineers love writing about what they have done, and we love reading about their adventures. If you were to try and recommend, perhaps to a new climber, just one book that would give them an overview of our history and a starting point to explore the hundreds of 'autobiographies, biographies, histories, memoirs and journals published since mountaineering's earliest days', you would be hard pressed to do so.
This is what Simon Thompson with his book, Unjustifiable Risk? The Story of British Climbing has attempted to do.
Ed Douglas takes a critical look.
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This week's Friday Night Video follows Sean Villanueva and Nicolas Favresse on their trip to Patagonia in February 2020. At first, they arrive without any objective or expectations - a reasonable approach for the...