Simon Yates

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Simon Yates

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in Leicestershire, The United Kingdom


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April 2012

Simon Yates is an internationally acclaimed mountaineer, adventurer and author best known for his involvement in the epic described in Joe Simpson's book 'Touching the Void'.

In a prolific career spanning nearly thirty years Simon has climbed worldwide with many of Britain's leading mountaineers including Andy Cave, Mick Fowler,Andy Parkin, Paul Pritchard and Doug Scott, establishing many first ascents in the process. He is the author of three books: Against the Wall (Vintage 1997), The Flame of Adventure (Vintage 2001) and most recently The Wild Within (Vertibrate Publishing 2012)

In addition to mountaineering and writing, Simon is a popular lecturer and runs a commercial expedition company - Mountain Dream. He lives in Cumbria with his wife

Average rating: 3.54 · 137 ratings · 17 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Against The Wall

3.62 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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The Flame Of Adventure

3.46 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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The Wild Within

3.53 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Songs of Phera Main

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2011
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