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From Salad Days to Joan Baez. Mountaineer Chris Bonington shares his castaway choices with Sue Lawley. From June 1999.

From Salad Days to Joan Baez. Mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington shares his castaway choices with Sue Lawley.

In a climbing career spanning 48 years, Chris has stood astride British mountaineering 'like a hairy colossus', climbing and leading expeditions as well as photographing and writing about them.

Along the way he's seen many friends perish on the mountains and more than once narrowly escaped death himself.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1999.

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