Gary Gibson has made the first ascents of over 4,750 rock climbing routes. This biography shares some of his memories and insights over his many climbing years! Gary Gibson has made the first ascents of over 4,750 rock climbing routes. Bedevilled by controversy, mostly of his own making, Gary has gone his own way and clashed with the climbing establishment of the day. Love him or loathe him, here Gary shares his thoughts and memories giving the reader a personal insight into this `controversial' man.
Highlights his speed records and history on the big wall rock climbing capital of the world: The nose, Yosemite, USA. A great and inspiring read Hard back
Following the journey of Eric Jones. The first British man to solo the Eiger North Face one of the greatest challenges in the climbing world
In this book, published by Patagonia, Fred offers up his characteristic mix of route tips, natural history and climbing lore for his 100 favorite climbs (with honorable mentions of a few more). With an excellent introduction by Barry Blanchard.
One Day As A Tiger is John Porter’s revelatory and poignant memoir of his friend Alex MacIntyre, it shows mountaineering at its extraordinary best and tragic worst – and draws an unforgettable picture of a dazzling, argumentative and exuberant legend.
The Great Mountain Crags of Scotland is a celebration of climbing in Scotland’s wild places, compiled by Guy Robertson and Adrian Crofton. Featuring contributions from many of Scottish mountaineering’s great writers and climbers, and beautifully illustrated with breath-taking photography, it delves deep into the heart of some of the oldest mountains on Earth.
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