"One of the greatest ever achievements by British rock climbers." (Joe Brown CBE)"
About the Author
Tony Howard grew up in the Chew Valley, at the northern tip of the Peak District. After starting climbing in 1953, Tony became well known in climbing circles for his new routes and his contribution to local guidebooks. He worked as an instructor in the early 1960s and qualified as a BMC Guide in 1965, the year he and his friends famously made the first ascent of Norway's 1,000m Troll Wall. Tony was a founding partner of Troll Climbing Equipment, producing many innovative designs such as the world's first commercial range of nuts, the first climbing 'sit' harnesses and the first sewn slings. He has guided and climbed all over the world, discovering new areas and making many first ascents. Tony is a regular contributor to outdoor magazines, and has written guidebooks for Norway, Oman and Morocco, including: Climbs, Scrambles and Walks in Romsdal, Norway (ISBN: 9781904207245); Treks and Climbs in Wadi Rum, Jordan (ISBN: 9781852842543); and Jordan - Walks, Treks, Caves, Climbs and Canyons (ISBN: 9781852845209).