Established in 1983 to commemorate the lives of Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker, the Boardman Tasker Charitable Trust celebrates their legacy by awarding the annual Award for Mountain Literature and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Shortlist Announced
This year there were 34 entries, from Great Britain, the USA, Canada, Italy and France.
The judges for 2017 are Helen Mort (Chair), Peter Gillman and Kate Moorehead.
They have selected the following six books for this year’s shortlist:
TOMMY CALDWELL – THE PUSH
ROB COLLISTER – DAYS TO REMEMBER
ED DOUGLAS – THE MAGICIAN’S GLASS
ERHARD LORETAN & JEAN AMMANN – NIGHT NAKED
BERNADETTE MCDONALD – ART OF FREEDOM
CHRISTOPHER NICHOLSON – AMONG THE SUMMER SNOWS
The Award will be made at the Boardman Tasker event at the Kendal Mountain Festival, on Friday November 17th 2017.… Read more