Dec 19, 2019 • 59M

Episode 4: Andy Kirkpatrick: Climbing Culture & literature with Jon Barton

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Andrew Kirkpatrick is a British mountaineer, award-winning author and film-maker, TV and movie safety advisor, and monologist. He is best known as a big wall climber, having scaled Yosemite's El Capitan 30+ times, including five solo ascents, and two one day ascents, as well as climbing in Patagonia, Alaska, Africa and Antarctica. He has also crossed Greenland by ski and sailed down Willy Wonka's chocolate river with Johnny Depp. The Psycho Vertical podcasts cover everything from climbing mountains and mental health, to making a living as a creative and overcoming the hurdles of life.
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Climber and writer Andy Kirkpatrick talks to publisher Jon Barton (Vertebrate Publishing) about the state of climbing and mountaineering literature, including the trials of publishing, its history and culture, and advice on how to get your book in print.



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