A Walk in the Clouds: 50 Years Among the Mountains

Kev Reynolds. Beaufort (Midpoint, dist.), $24.95 (198p) ISBN 978-0-8253-0732-4
Famed British climber and author of dozens of climbing and trekking guidebooks Reynolds reminiscences about a life spent roaming the world's great mountain ranges in this compilation of excursion stories. Unlike a guide or an expedition journal that chronicles a particular ascent, this volume encapsulates the feel and the mood of adventure. Gleaned from various journals and articles spanning his entire career, Reynold's vignettes provide unique and intimate snapshots of sunrises from mountaintops, scrambles up scree-covered slopes and through mountain mist, crossing dangerous mountain glaciers, riding out mountaintop storms, and sharing tea with shepherds in remote valleys. The sort of volume that can be picked up and enjoyed randomly here and there in a spare moment, each of Reynold's memories vividly transports the reader to the world's high places. These charming anecdotes shared from a driven life will inspire trekkers and climbers while satisfying armchair explorers as well. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 03/31/2014
Release date: 07/01/2014
Genre: Nonfiction
Paperback - 198 pages - 978-1-85284-726-5
Open Ebook - 224 pages - 978-1-84965-992-5
Open Ebook - 256 pages - 978-0-8253-0665-5
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