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A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls

By Paul Pritchard,   With a Foreword by John Middendorf, and Illustrations by Andy Parkin

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Published by Baton Wicks, London, and The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1997, 1st UK & US Edition, D/w, Fine.   Paul Pritchard’s first book, autobiographical in nature, covering his many bold new routes both in the UK and other parts of the world, but also telling the stories of other climbers and their impact on him. Included are landmark ascents such as Pritchard and Dawes’ free climbing of The Scoop on Scotland’s Sron Ulladale, the East Face of the Central Tower of Paine in Patagonia, and a first ascent of the West Face of Mt Asgard on Baffin Island, as well as two life threatening falls on Gogarth and Creag Meaghaidh).  Winner of the Boardman Tasker Award in 1997.

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Weight0.55 kg