Beyond The Mountain

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By Steve House
Category Books Reviewed byEd Douglas
Date Friday, 12 February 2010
Rating Rating 4 out of 5

In the summer of 2005, Steve Hosue and Vince Anderson climbed a major new line on the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat, perhaps the greatest high-alitude ascent of the last ten years. House\'s climbing memoirs reveal what such a gruelling and dangerous climb demanded of him. Uncompromising, dedicated and single-minded, House is also a capable writer, and Beyond The Mountain was a popular winner of the 2010 Boardman-Tasker Award.

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A Dream of White Horses

Posted by Ed Douglas at 11.01 AM

Coast returns today (15 July) for its ninth season and next week’s episode features an item about A Dream of White Horses, the classic HVS route climbed in 1968 by Ed Drummond and Dave Pearce, and the classic photograph of the first ascent taken by Leo Dickinson that did much to advertise the route’s appeal.   This glance back to Drummond’s heyday comes as an appeal is launched to help him meet his healthcare costs in California as he struggles against Parkinson’s disease and cancer. The photograph of him with ...
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