Written By: Sir Chris Bonington Sir Chris Bonington’s “Ascent” is an in depth memoir recalled and written from Sir Bonington himself. His whole life is laid out in front of us from his somewhat troubled childhood, his difficulty finding a career, his most notorious climbs, his charity work, his successes, failures and tragedies. Sir Bonington…
Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits Review
Written By: Bo Parfet & Richard Buskin Bo Parfet’s Die Trying is an eye opening and all inspiring recollection of Bo’s quest for the respected mountaineering challenge, the seven summits. From a troubled dyslexic to a Wall Street investment banker and eventually becoming a member of the seven summit club and a book writer, Bo’s story…
The 8000ers, Are They A Bigger Money Problem or Climbing Problem?
As someone fairly new to the world of mountaineering the thought of flying over to the Himalayas to climb an 8000m peak is more like a fantasy rather than a reality. The skill and experience required to attempt to summit any of these mountains “safely” takes years of on-field practice. But this isn’t the only…