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New PDF release: Creagh Dhu Climber: The Life and Times of John Cunningham

By Jeff Connor

ISBN-10: 0948153547

ISBN-13: 9780948153549

while John Cunningham was once swept to his demise off storm-tossed Anglesey in 1980, British mountaineering misplaced one among its maximum exponents and so much forceful, but enigmatic personalities. Born in an elemental a part of Glasgow in 1927, Cunningham's existence used to be formed by way of his heritage in an East finish tenement, a operating lifestyles in Glasgow shipyards and an eventual get away to the crags and ice gullies of Scotland, the wastes of Antarctica and the peaks of the Himalayas and the Western Alps. Drawing on interviews together with his contemporaries, associates within the mythical Creagh Dhu climbing membership and his kin, and containing formerly unpublished pictures of first ascents, Creagh Dhu Climber is the tale of a guy whose character and achievements proceed to encourage yet that have, beforehand, remained untold. certainly this booklet is a checklist of a fashion – and philosophy – of lifestyles that now not exists.

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