This imaginative and astute set of poetic adaptations range from the wildly humorous to the heart-wrenchingly calamitous.
This illustrated anthology has been ‘adapted’ by climbing authors from original sources that range from Chaucer to W.B. Yeats. The poems comprise of an all-encompassing array of climbing topics; e.g. fear, death, camaraderie, gear-worship, romance and bouldering.
“Essential reading on any expedition - especially on long, cold bivouacs!!!!” - Sir Chris Bonington -- Pre-publication review