WINTER CLIMBING AND THE POLES

Bernadette McDonald’s book “Ice Climbers” is a fascinating account on why Polish mountaineers flourished in the high mountains during the winter. First published: https://lifestyle.livemint.com/relationships/it-s-complicated/a-book-that-looks-at-the-changing-nature-of-female-desire-111642042867902.html The incredible Himalayan history of Poland’s…

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DOUG SCOTT (1941-2020): THE ART OF CLIMBING

The summit of a mountain was not as important for the legendary climber. What mattered was how he got there. First published: https://lifestyle.livemint.com/news/big-story/doug-scott-celebrating-the-late-himalayan-mountaineer-s-life-of-high-adventure-111607946211927.html Doug Scott: Celebrating the late Himalayan mountaineer’s…

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WHY SWENSON CONTINUES CLIMBING AT 65

Steve Swenson talks about his insatiable thirst for climbing non-commercial peaks in the high mountains First published:https://www.livemint.com/mint-lounge/features/slowly-up-the-karakoram-1554009524842.html Slowly up the Karakoram Renowned climber¬†Steve Swenson opens up about his climbing career…

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