The White Cliff

£35.00

A collection of writings about the best sea cliff in the world: Gogarth - a historical narrative into which are embedded essays by numerous people who have played a part in its history.

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The White Cliff

The White Cliff
£35.00
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The White Cliff is a collection of writings about the best sea cliff in the world: Gogarth. A historical narrative into which are embedded essays by numerous people who have played a part in its history, writing their personal stories of climbing, life and death. It details the history of the exploration of the cliff in the context of the time period, climbing standards and the development of equipment and techniques. In the process, it touches on a myriad of related issues. The chapters are structured by area.
 
Profusely illustrated throughout with contibutions from over 100 Gogarth pioneers including Martin Boysen, Joe Brown, Pete Crew, Henry Barber, Arnis Strapcans, Dave Durkan, Geoff Birtles, John Cleare, Leo Dickinson, Ed Drummond, Richard McHardy, Doug Scott, Smiler Cuthbertson, Mick Fowler, Pat Littlejohn, Ron Fawcett, Geoff Milburn, Jim Moran, John Redhead, Dave Towse, Glenda Huxter, Johnny Dawes, Paul Pritchard, Stevie Haston, Andy Pollitt, Steve Andrews, Twid Turner, Adam Wainwright, George Smith, Glenn Robbins, Tim Emmett, Neil Dickson, Jules Lines, Nick Bullock, Alex Mason, Emma Twyford, James McHaffie, Crag Jones, Kev Howett, Stephen Reid and Tom Livingstone, this book is a stunning homage to one of the great crags. Most of the essays and images are previously unpublished but some have appeared before in books, magazines, or journals.
 
Covers: Holyhead Mountain, Upper Tier, Main Cliff, Easter Island Gully, Wen Zawn, Flytrap Area, Nort Stack Wall, South Stack and Mousetrap Zawn, Left-Hand red Wall, Red Wall, Castell Helen, Yellow Wall, Penlas Rock, The Range, Rhoscolyn and "Aqua-Alpinism".
 
By Grant Farquhar. A climber for over 35 years and currently resident (and climbing) in Bermuda, Farghar was highly active at impressive grades on Gogarth in the '90s and, despite living far away, has retained his affection for the place to this day.
 
Hardback, 42cm x 30cm, 387 pages.
 
Published 2018.
 
ISBN: 978-1-9999600-0-1.

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