Category: Wind From a Distant Summit

Review in the British ‘Alpine Club’ Journal 2012 by Andy Cave

Wind From a Distant Summit by Pat Deavoll Climbing difficult first ascents in the greater ranges, in alpine style, is generally considered the most committing and demanding form of mountaineering. Those involved in this high-risk pursuit from a small elite,…

Review of WFADS by Penelope Todd of Rosa Mira Books

A review from author Penelope Todd, of Rosa Mira Books One woman, many mountains It strikes me, writing this, what a flimsy vessel a book is for recording the plethora of exploits Pat Deavoll has put herself through over the…

New reviews of Wind from a Distant Summit…..

Review by Louise Thornley for the Federated Mountain Clubs Bulletin. Number 197. Taking a well-earned breather from her 35 year climbing career elite alpinist Pat Deavoll has lingered long enough at ground level to write an autobiography. It’s a truly…

Wind from a Distant Summit: Reviews

Im finding it hard to believe, but my book “Wind from a Distant Summit” has finally made it into the book stores! This is the culmination of two years of commitment and hard work, and there have been times when…