Winner of the Boardman Tasker prize and sequel to the award-winning debut Psychovertical written by mountaineering's funny guy, Andy Kirkpatrick. Pushing himself to new extremes, Kirkpatrick takes on his toughest challenges yet but also has a growing realisation of the importance of life outside climbing. Feeling torn between family life and the dangerous path he has chosen, Kirpatrick creates an autobiography with a scope past the usual mountaineering tales.
Wit, risk and reality- Cold Wars will bewitch and entertain you till the final page leaving you itching to get tickets for his next seminar.
"This book is often as varied as it is textured, and with every break I looked forward to returning... a book that is both hilarious and haunting." - Alison Osius, Rock and Ice Magazine