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Leo Houlding talks to Tori James

Closer to the Edge: Climbing to the Ends of the Earth

Winter Weekend 2022 , 

The mountaineer and adventurer is a veteran of a score of epic ascents, including Everest, but specialises in free-climbing the most technical peaks and biggest walls in the world.

What drives him? How does he assess risk and how does he balance this with teaching his own children the lessons he has learnt in some of the world’s most dangerous and extreme places? Honest, raw and exhilarating, this is a ‘warts-and-all’ insight into Houlding’s extreme life and the losses he has faced.

In conversation with adventurer Tori James, the first Welsh woman to climb Everest.

Leo Houlding talks to Tori James