Award Winner 2016


Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2016

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On November 18th The 2016 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature was awarded to Simon McCartney for his book The Bond. This is an epic account of two major climbs in Alaska in 1978 and 1980, and the impact they had on the lives of the two mountaineers involved. This book is already regarded as one of the finest books ever written about mountaineering.

Read the Vertebrate article here.

Read the Climber magazine report on Kendal Mountain Festival here and the Boardman Tasker award here.

 
 Image © Henry Iddon

Image © Henry Iddon

 
 Image © Kevin Moran

Image © Kevin Moran

 Image © Kevin Moran

Image © Kevin Moran

 Image © Kevin Moran

Image © Kevin Moran