The story of Sherpa mountaineers from early expeditions to the present day

The story of Sherpa mountaineers from early expeditions to the present day

I’m super excited to make two big announcements in today’s post – a rare public appearance and a new book that explores the journey of Sherpas from the porters of early expeditions to the superstar climbers of the present day.

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Review: The Farthest Shore by Alex Roddie – hiking the Cape Wrath Trail

Review: The Farthest Shore by Alex Roddie – hiking the Cape Wrath Trail

Back in September my editor Alex Roddie was launching his own book The Farthest Shore, about his winter hike of the Cape Wrath Trail in north-west Scotland, at the Highland Bookshop in Fort William. I attended the launch and then read the book.

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Nine Lives by Robert Anderson: Everest from all angles

Nine Lives by Robert Anderson: Everest from all angles

I don’t often accept books for review – not because I’m not interested, but because life is short and there are too many books I want to read. Sometimes, however, I make an exception, like when Robert Anderson offered me a copy of his latest book Nine Lives.

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