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Speaking, thinking, living climbing: Johnnie Lees’ impact on mountain rescue

‘He thought, spoke and lived climbing.’ Writing in ‘Space Below My Feet’ Gwen Moffat was struck at the meticulous thought with which Johnnie Lees approached the mountains. Everything was considered and understood in detail; from the way he moved on … [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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