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Leading Lady: Muriel Sauer and Keswick Mountain Rescue

Early Days Born on the 27th October 1920, Muriel Sauer’s feet were often high above the ground. The effect was thrilling, and whilst high cliffs and mountains were still some distance off, Muriel satisfied her desire for adventure by climbing … [more]

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North to South, East to West: Five regions that inspired young Chris Bonington

Chris’ early years are perhaps best described in two ways, enthusiastic and inexperienced. His instinctive draw to the mountains from a young age was equally matched by just how isolated he was from gaining appropriate experience. Undeterred however he threw … [more]

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A Climbing Record: Eight climbs logged by Chris Bonington

Despite Sir Chris Bonington’s glowing track record in the greater ranges, he also climbed extensively across the UK. The iconic first ascent of Old Man of Hoy is only part of the story, Chris put up the Cheddar Gorge classic … [more]

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