Mountain: Exploring Britains High Places

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Griff Rhys Jones was a mountain virgin. So when it was suggested that he might like to go up a few of Britain's peaks, he rightly asked: isn't there someone better qualified? Apparently not. So Griff was duly dispatched across the rooftops of England, Scotland and Wales to explore some of the roughest, most arduous - not to mention most beautiful - terrain, and to meet those who live daily in such thin-aired wilds. Climbing the big mountains like Snowdon, Ben Nevis and Scafell Pike and many others besides gave Griff an insight into the passion and devotion our high places inspire - and turned a mountain virgin into a mountaineer. Well almost...

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Griff Rhys Jones was born in 1953. He was educated at Brentwood School and Cambridge University. On the way to becoming a writer, he worked as a security guard, a petrol pump attendant and a television star. Griff is the author of To the Baltic with Bob and Semi-Detached. His TV credits include Not The Nine o' Clock News, Alas Smith and Jones, Restoration and Three Men in a Boat.

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