Cordee outdoor books maps guides mountains
Cordee outdoor books maps guides mountains
Go to Basket/Checkout | Sign In | +44 (0)1455 611185
Visit the Cordee Facebook wall View our Tweets!

 
Climbing » Narratives

Ron Fawcett - Rock Athlete

Paperback


£12.99 
 

Ron Fawcett is a natural-born climber. In 1969, while still at school in his native Yorkshire, he tied into a climbing rope for the first time and was instantly hooked. From that moment on, it seemed nothing else in his life mattered nearly as much as his next vertical fix.

Ten years later, Fawcett was the most famous rock climber in Britain and among the best in the world, part of a new wave whose dedication to training transformed the sport, pushing standards further and faster than ever before - or since. His legacy of new climbs ranks him alongside the very best in the history of the sport.

He was also the first to style himself a professional rock climber, starring in the landmark television documentary Rock Athlete, and appearing on the covers of magazines around the world. But far from enjoying the fame, Fawcett found the pressures of the limelight too much to bear, and at the end of the 1980s he faded from view.

Now, for the first time, he tells his extraordinary story.

In Stock
Usually dispatched within 24 hrs. Free delivery to UK for orders £25 and over.

£12.99
 

Cordee Code: CNR027
Author: Fawcett & Ed Douglas
No of Pages: 240
Page Size: 156 x 234 mm
ISBN 10: 1906148309
ISBN 13: 9781906148300
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
Published Date: July 2011
Binding: Paperback (flapped)
Illustrations: col plates
Weight: 470g

Other titles of interest:


Beyond the Mountain, Steve House

Paperback

£12.99 
 CNB038

In Stock


Troll Wall

Tony Howard

£17.99 
 CNT105

In Stock


Full Of Myself

Johnny Dawes

£25.00 
 CNF043

In Stock


Canvas of Rock

Mark Radtke

£15.00 
 CNC105

In Stock


Revelations - Jerry Moffatt

Paperback

£12.99 
 CNR023

In Stock


Deep Play - Paul Pritchard

Climbing the world's most dangerous routes

£12.99 
 CND008

In Stock


Peak Rock

The history, the routes, the climbers

£37.95 
 CNP065

In Stock


The Hard Years - Joe Brown

The Autobiography of a Pioneering Rock Climber

£12.99 
 CNH057

In Stock


Statement

The Ben Moon Story

£20.00 
 CNB064

In Stock


Punk in the Gym

Andy Pollitt

£24.00 
 CNP067

Sorry no stock, we're waiting for the publisher to supply. Please email for more information.

Contact info@cordee.co.uk


Searching for my Brother: John Syrett

Iconic Rock Climber of the 70's

£19.95 
 CNS165

In Stock

 
  Click to Close [X]  

Cordee Ltd • 11 Jacknell Road • Dodwells Bridge Industrial Estate • Hinckley • LE10 3BS • UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1455 611185 • Fax: +44 (0) 1455 635687

© 2017 Cordee Ltd. All rights reserved.