FRI NIGHT VID: The Bond - Simon McCartney

This week's Friday Night Video by Vertebrate Publishing features former British alpinist Simon McCartney talking about his new book 'The Bond,' which has recently been shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Award (UKC News Report). Simon's biography explores the bond between climbers and recounts epic tales from some of his most notable mountaineering achievements and failures as a self-confessed presumptuous youth.

Simon ultimately went 'cold-turkey' and stopped climbing, but reminiscing about his mountaineering past brought 'The Bond' back into perspective.

‘Man, the only – only – good thing about that climb was that you were tied on to the other end of the rope.’

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