Cordee outdoor books maps guides mountains
Cordee outdoor books maps guides mountains
Go to Basket/Checkout | Sign In | +44 (0)1455 611185
Visit the Cordee Facebook wall View our Tweets!

 
Climbing » Narratives

The Villain

The Life of Don Whillans


£10.99 
 

Don Whillans has an iconic significance for generations of climbers. His epoch-making first ascent of Annapurna's South Face, achieved with Dougal Haston in 1970, remains one of the most impressive climbs ever made - but behind this and all his other formidable achievements lies a tough, recalcitrant reality: the character of the man himself. Whillans carried within himself a sense of personal invincibility, forceful, direct and uncompromising. It gave him sporting superstar status - the flawed heroism of a Best, a McEnroe, an Ali. In his own circle, his image was the working-class hero on the rock-face, laconic and bellicose, ready to go to war with the elements or with any human who crossed his path on a bad day.

In Stock
Usually dispatched within 24 hrs. Free delivery to UK for orders £25 and over.

£10.99
 

Cordee Code: CAW001
Author: Perrin
No of Pages: 368
Page Size: 129 x 197 mm
ISBN 10: 0099416727
ISBN 13: 9780099416722
Publisher: Arrow
Published Date: April 2006
Edition: 1st , Apr-2006
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: 16 illustrations
Weight: 300g

Other titles of interest:


Beyond the Mountain, Steve House

Paperback

£12.99 
 CNB038

In Stock


Don Whillans dvd

Myth and Legend

£19.99 
 CTD800

In Stock


Peak Rock

The history, the routes, the climbers

£37.95 
 CNP065

In Stock


The Hard Years - Joe Brown

The Autobiography of a Pioneering Rock Climber

£12.99 
 CNH057

In Stock


A Snow Goose

& Other Utopian Fictions - Jim Perrin

£8.99 
 CNS133

In Stock


Shipton & Tilman (Paperback)

The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration

£12.99 
 CNS136

Waiting for Stock


A Life On The Edge

Eric Jones

£9.95 
 CNA434

Waiting for Stock

 

Cordee Ltd • 11 Jacknell Road • Dodwells Bridge Industrial Estate • Hinckley • LE10 3BS • UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1455 611185 • Fax: +44 (0) 1455 635687

© 2017 Cordee Ltd. All rights reserved.