Friday, September 28, 2007
'It's excellent being naked up on the Great Shepherd of Etive,' says Hank Wangford. I'd been wondering what happened to the great Hank, a man who, like Keith Richards, was turned on to country music by Gram Parsons. He is, it transpires, now the founder member of the Nude Mountaineering Society, having been 'drawn into the joys of trouserless peaking by the great George Mallory.' The attractions of naked mountain-climbing do not immediately strike me, but I am delighted they strike Hank, who is also Sam Hutt and, apparently, Boeing Duveen.
Posted by Bryan Appleyard at 7:03 am