Tom Patey

Tom Patey (1932-1970) was a renowned Scottish climber, author, and medical doctor. He was known for his climbing achievements in the UK and internationally, including first ascents in Scotland and the Alps. Patey was also a gifted writer, celebrated for his humorous and engaging accounts of climbing adventures, such as those found in his book 'One Man's Mountains.' His life was tragically cut short by a climbing accident in 1970.


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  1. 1. One Man's Mountains

    This book is a collection of essays and poems reflecting on the adventures and experiences of a renowned Scottish mountaineer. The author shares his passion for climbing and the outdoors, recounting his daring escapades in the Scottish Highlands, the Alps, and the Himalayas. The book also includes his introspective thoughts on the philosophy of mountaineering, the risks and rewards of the sport, and his personal triumphs and tragedies.