A Podcast About Adventure
Hosted by Christopher Sleight
The fifth episode of Mountain hit the interwebs last week, and I loaded it up on my iPod to accompany a long train journey to Scotland. It’s a great episode.
One thing I love about Mountain is the diversity of the stories told. Mountains provide a framework of reference and an over-arching theme, but in episode five, The Angel of Camasunary, the story is all about Duncan McCallum and a chance encounter on Skye in 1981.
Duncan McCallum, perhaps better known as Streapadair, is a phenomenally talented mountain photographer. I first saw his photographs many years ago, and as the podcast reveals, they are portraits not merely of mountains but of solitude. This story is all about one particular photo.
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