One Man’s Legacy – the life of Tom Patey. Soon to be Published by the Scottish Mountaineering Press should be a classic .

This book is available for pre-order with delivery to the warehouse expected at the end of November, shipping will begin as soon as it arrives.

One Man’s Legacy chronicles the brief but brilliant life of Dr Tom Patey: bard, musician, and one of Scotland’s foremost climbers and mountaineers. His story is one of pioneering ascents and boundless enthusiasm, and his spontaneity, carefree approach and ability to burn the candle at both ends remain legendary, several decades after his untimely death.

By drawing on Patey’s essays and verses, published collectively in the celebrated One Man’s Mountains, the narrative is imbued with dry wit and gentle satire, and brought to life by unseen images from renowned photographer John Cleare and the Patey family archive. Supported by a foreword from Mick Fowler and first-hand insights from some of the leading climbers of the last century, including Sir Chris Bonington, Joe Brown and Paul Nunn, One Man’s Legacy celebrates a complex, larger-than-life character who rightly deserves his place in mountaineering history.

This book is available for pre-order with delivery to the warehouse expected at the end of November, shipping will begin as soon as it arrives.

https://scottishmountaineeringpress.com/product/one-mans-legacy-tom-patey/?mc_cid=45c50b055c&mc_eid=f1a9acfc01

About heavywhalley.MBE

Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 37 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 3 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer when body slows, loves the wild places.
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