A walk through the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine

A walk through the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine

In these difficult times it feels uncaring to post about frivolous things like mountain climbing. While considering this, I realised that I didn’t know much about the mountains of Ukraine. I decided to find out all I could, and remembered something on my bookshelf.

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7 great books with Sherpa mountaineers at their heart

7 great books with Sherpa mountaineers at their heart

With Nirmal Purja’s book and film riding high, the profile of Nepali mountaineers is at an all-time high. But where do you go if you want to find out more? Here are seven insightful and entertaining books that have Sherpas at their heart.

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My new book is out! Sherpa Hospitality as a Cure for Frostbite

My new book is out! Sherpa Hospitality as a Cure for Frostbite

It’s ages since I last published a book, and I’m very excited about my latest one. Sherpa Hospitality as a cure for frostbite takes us from the early years of Himalayan mountaineering to the present day when Sherpas have become superstar climbers in their own right.

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