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Alan Hinkes: climbing the world's 8000m peaks

A lifetime of mountaineering from Roseberry Topping to the Himalaya

Alan Hinkes
Featuring Alan Hinkes


As the first and only Briton to climb all 14 peaks over 8000 metres, Alan Hinkes OBE is an expert in Himalayan and Karakoram mountaineering and successfully summited mountains including K2, Kanchenjunga and Annapurna. In this episode of highlights from our December Cicerone Live event, we explore Alan's lifetime of mountaineering from Roseberry Topping to Everest and back again, and discuss the delights, realities and risks of high-altitude mountaineering on the deadliest mountains in the world.

Find out more about Alan's mountaineering journey and his stunning photography in his book, '8000 metres: Climbing the World's highest mountains':

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