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The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2017

Over the next coming months we will put up all the submissions for the Boardman Tasker Shortlisted Authors event. 

The Boardman Tasker Judges will pick a shortlist and will announce the winner at the Kendal Mountain Festival on the 17th November 2017

For more info and to read about this legendary literature award go to

Submissions 2017 

1.“Nowt but a fleeing’ thing” by Al Phizacklea & Mike Cocker 

(Fell and Rock Climbing Club) 

2. Distant Snows, A Mountaineer's Odyssey by John Harding 

(Baton Wicks) ISBN 9781898573784

3. Eigerwand: A Climber's Guide to the 1938 Heckmair Route by Rick Kollath

4. Walking the Song by Hamish Brown 

(Sandstone Press) ISBN 9781910985588

5. The making of Mickey Bell by Kellan MacInnes

(Sandstone Press) ISBN 9781910985274

6. Running Hard: The story of rivalry by Steve Chilton

(Sandstone Press) ISBN 9781910985564

7. Days to Remember by Rob Collister

(Baton Wicks) ISBN 9781898573760

8. Norton of Everest by Hugh Norton

ISBN 9781910240922

9. THERE IS NO MAP IN HELL by Steve Birkinshaw

(Vertebrate Publishing) ISBN 9781910240946

10. MOUNTAIN: Nature and Culture by Veronica Della Dora

(Reaktion Books) ISBN 9781780236476

11. The Valentine House by Emma Henderson

(Holder & Stoughton) ISBN 9781444704020

12. The War is in the Mountains by Judith Matloff

(Duckworth Overlook) ISBN 9780715651896

13. Lofty Abodes by Philippa Foster

 (Philippa Foster Art Publishing) ISBN 978-1-5272-0799-8

14. Surviving Logan by Erik Bjarnason & Cathi Shaw 

 (Rocky Mountain Books) ISBN 978-1-77160-192-4

15. Ventoux by Jeremy Whittle 

 (Simon & Schuster) ISBN 978-1-4711-1300-0

16Colder by Sir Ranulph Fiennes        

 (Simon & Schuster) ISBN 978-1-4711-5355-6

17. Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains by Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent

 (Simon & Schuster) ISBN 978-1-4711-5656-4

18. The Last Hillwaker by John Burns

19. Christmas Under the Stars by Karen Swan

(Pan Macmillan) ISBN 978-1-4472-8016-3

20. Among the Summer Snows by Christopher Nicholson

(September Publishing) ISBN 978-1910463604


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