Chris Bonington Video

Chris Bonington made his first climbing expedition to the Alps in 1958. His first ascent was of the South West Pillar of the Drusand the first ascent of the Central Pillar of the Freneyon the south side of the Mont Blanc in 1961. At that time this was one of the most difficult climbs in the Alps and even today is considered one of the great classics. He has written ten books and in 1985 he devised wrote and presented the award winning television series "Lakeland Rock".

Biography of Chris Bonington