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Shortlist announced for Boardman Tasker Prize

12th September 2013 | 0 comments

Four works of mountain literature have been shortlisted for this year’s Boardman Tasker Prize, chosen from a total of 30 entries. Created in memory of mountaineers Joe Tasker and Peter Boardman, the prize acknowledges original works of outdoor writing, from first hand mountaineering accounts to historical material and spiritual writing. This year’s contenders include ‘Echoes’, the autobiography of Nick Bullock …

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SHAFF line-up announced

21st February 2013 | 0 comments

The adventure film festival ShAFF kicks off on Friday 1st May and features a feast of climbing and mountaineering films over the weekend. Nick Bullock will be opening the 2013 event with a talk and signing copies of his book, Echoes. In the film version of Echoes, Nick also discusses escaping his life as a prison officer in a high security …

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Keswick announces biggest ever speaker line-up

14th January 2013 | 0 comments

The Keswick Mountain Festival has announced its biggest ever line up of speakers for the event, which runs from the 15th-18th May. 11 of the UK’s most high profile advenurers are set to speak in the Theatre by the Lake on the shore of Derwentwater, with the 2013 programme offering a mix of adventurers, climbers, cyclists, celebrities, a photographer and …