Fed up of anaemic books about mountains, about being poor and happy and mystical fulfilment? Then this is the book for you, tearing the veil from the culture clashes and conflicts on the hills. Have stripey pants and Munro-bagging consigned the Great Proletarian Revolution to history? What happens if you go in search of the American Dream in Colorado, or Celtic Twilight in the Cuillin? How do Scots and English interact on the hill? And do the mountains alter the pattern of male\female sexual behaviour?
This book argues that to try and escape all the tensions and contradictions of society, in the mountains, is an impossible task. But it also seeks to answer the question of motivation in an attempt to explain the addiction of the hills. This book IS different.