Sir Chris Bonington in Conversation: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Britain’s greatest mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington talks to Paul Blezard about his career spanning six decades of climbing peaks, across all continents. Read More Sir Chris Bonington in Conversation: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Jules Mountain: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

As Jules Mountain reached Everest Base Camp in April 2015, the giant earthquake in Nepal set off an avalanche that will kill 21. Hear him talking to Paul Blezard about his account of the deadliest day in history on the world’s most iconic mountain. Read More Jules Mountain: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

Kenton Cool speaks to Paul Blezard

Kenton Cool ascended the Stanfords Travel Writers Festival Stage to talk about his (presumably far more difficult) ascents of Everest. He’s climbed it eleven times, so for him it’s got to be pretty easy by now. Read More Kenton Cool speaks to Paul Blezard