Bonington, Sir Chris(tian)

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BONINGTON, Sir Chris(tian)

BONINGTON, Sir Chris(tian). British, b. 1934. Genres: Travel/Exploration, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Mountaineer, writer and photographer. Leader, successful British climb of Everest Southwest Face, 1975. Publications: I Chose to Climb, 1966; Annapurna South Face, 1971; Next Horizon, 1973; Everest Southwest Face: Ultimate Challenge, 1973; (with others) Changabang, 1975; Everest the Hard Way, 1976; Quest for Adventure, 1981; Kongur: China's Elusive Summit, 1982; (coauthor) Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge, 1983; The Everest Years, 1986; Mountaineer: 30 Years of Climbing, 1990; The Climbers, 1992; (with R. Knox-Johnston) Sea, Ice & Rock, 1992; (general ed.) Great Climbs, 1994; (coauthor) Tibet's Secret Mountain, 1999; Boundless Horizons, 2000; Quest for Adventure:1950-2000, 2000; Chris Bonington's Everest, 2002. Address: Badger Hill, Nether Row, Hesket Newmarket, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 8LA, England. Online address: [email protected]; www.bonington.com