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Sir Chris Bonington: the highs and lows

11 October 2017

The legendary mountaineer, aged 83, tells Danny Scott about the times he’s dodged death in 70 years of climbing – and what that’s taught him about life.



If you climb hard enough for long enough, it’s inevitable that you will find yourself in a situation that will go one of two ways. You’ll be lucky and survive or you’ll be unlucky and die. It’s got nothing to do with your b

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