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An interview with John D Burns, outdoor blogger and Aleister Crowley playwright

This is part of a series of interviews with authors, photographers, film-makers, and other creative people who all have one thing in common: a connection with mountaineering culture. Today’s interview is with John D Burns, a man passionate about Britain’s mountains who has the unusual distinction of being

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The ugly side of climbing and mountaineering culture

~ Aleister Crowley in 1902 ~ I’d like to begin this post by apologising on behalf of climbers everywhere. Today mountaineering has been in the news, and for all the wrong reasons: it seems that Western climbers were involved in a fight (brawl? pitched battle?) high on Everest. Other news has