'A writer of integrity and imaginative energy.' - Times Literary Supplement. 'A lyric poet of rare gusto' - The Observer. 'A writer of integrity and imaginative energy.' - Times Literary Supplement 'Getting Higher offers an almost transcendental insight into the mind of one of mountaineering's most perceptive and intuitive authors' - Strathspey & Badenoch Herald 'A writer of integrity and imaginative energy.' - Literary Supplement 'Delights and surprises' -Scottish Review of Books Alongside the mountain poems from Men on Ice, Order of the Day and Western Swing will be brand new material, facsimiles of previously unpublished material - including his first poem, written in 1972 - and illustrations and material from the National Library of Scotland archive. A beautiful collector's item full of illustrations, marginalia and notes.