May 18, 2020

Hard Rock: Great British rock climbs from VS to E4

It's 46 years since Ken Wilson launched Hard Rock to the climbing world, and in the succeeding decades it's become legendary.
July 05, 2019

Lake District Bouldering

My first impression is wow what an impressive tome. This substantial book is clearly a labour of love, with loads of dramatic action photos as well as photos of boulders…
February 20, 2019

Doug Scott’s biography of the dramatic first ascent of the Ogre is released as audiobook

Everest legend Doug Scott has released the remarkable story of his and Chris Bonington's first ascent of Pakistan’s Ogre in audiobook format.
November 01, 2018

Book Review – Dr @AshRouten reviews Polar Eskimo by Alex Hibbert

As someone with an interest not simply in purposeful Arctic expeditions, but the landscape, climate and culture of the northernmost latitudes of our planet I was particularly interested in taking…
May 29, 2018

Multi-award winning film maker and photographer launches new book, Pendle - Witch Country on Kickstarter

Pendle is an area best known for its association with the controversial witch trials of 1612, located in a damp, dark corner of East Lancashire. It is a modest location…
October 27, 2017

Doug Scott reveals the truth behind his dramatic first ascent of the Ogre in 1977

Forty years on from Doug Scott and Chris Bonington’s death-defying first ascent of the Ogre, Scott reveals the whole truth behind their epic fight for survival in a new book…
October 05, 2017

Ed Douglas' The Magician's Glass reviewed

The Magician's Glass is a compilation of essays from the pen of Ed Douglas, probably the UK's most influential writer since Joe Tasker and Pete Boardman, so it's fitting it's…