Winners of the Boardman Tasker Prize

Date Author and work Publisher Judges

2013 Harriet Tuckey
EVEREST, THE FIRST ASCENT The untold story of Griffith Pugh, the man who made it possible
Rider, an imprint of Ebury Publishing (Random House Group) Chris Harle
Audrey Salkeld
Shannon O'Donoghue
2012 Andy Kirkpatrick
COLD WARS - Climbing the fine line between risk and reality
Vertebrate Publishing Bernard Newman
Lindsay Griffin
Shannon O'Donoghue
2011 Bernadette McDonald
Freedom Climbers
Rocky Mountain Books Barry Imeson
Bernard Newman
Lindsay Griffin
2010 Ron Fawcett with Ed Douglas
Ron Fawcett, Rock Athlete
Vertebrate Publishing Ian Smith
Kym Martindale
Barry Imeson
2009 Steve House
Beyond the Mountain
Patagonia Books, USA Phil Bartlett
Kym Martindale
Ian Smith
2008 Andy Kirkpatrick
Psychovertical
Hutchinson Tim Noble
Alison Fell
Phil Bartlett
2007 Robert Macfarlane
The Wild Places
Granta Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury
Alison Fell
Tim Noble
2006 Charles Lind
An Afterclap Of Fate: Mallory on Everest
The Ernest Press Ronald Faux
Rob Collister
Julie Tait
2005

Andy Cave
Learning to Breathe

Hutchinson Steve Dean
Ian R Mitchell
Chris FitzHugh
  Jim Perrin
The Villain: the Life of Don Whillans
Hutchinson  
2004 Trevor Braham
When the Alps Cast Their Spell
The In Pinn Eric Major
Steve Dean
Ian Mitchell
2003 Simon Mawer
The Fall
Little, Brown Professor David Hopkins
Eric Major
Rt Hon Chris Smith MP

2002

Robert Roper
Fatal Mountaineer

St Martin's Press
New York

Dr Mikel Vause
Andrew Greig
Professor David Hopkins

2001

Roger Hubank
Hazard's Way

The Ernest Press

Stephen Goodwin
Dr Mikel Vause
Andrew Greig

2000

Peter and Leni Gillman
The Wildest Dream

Headline

Kathleen Jamie
Alan Hankinson
Stephen Goodwin

1999

Paul Pritchard
The Totem Pole

Constable

David Gregory
Kathleen Jamie
Alan Hankinson

1998

Peter Steele
Eric Shipton, Everest and Beyond

Constable

Dawson Stelfox
John Porter
David Gregory

1997

Paul Pritchard
Deep Play

Baton Wicks

Peter Gillman
Dawson Stelfox
John Porter

1996

Audrey Salkeld
A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl

Jonathan Cape

David Craig
Ed Douglas
Peter Gillman

1995

Alan Hankinson
Geoffrey Winthrop Young

Hodder & Stoughton

Joss Lynam
David Craig
Ed Douglas

1994

Dermot Somers
At the Rising of the Moon

Baton Wicks

Paul Nunn
Sheila Harrison
Joss Lynam

1993

Jeff Long
The Ascent

Headline

Terry Gifford
Paul Nunn
Sheila Harrison

1992

Will McLewin
In Monte Viso's Horizon

The Ernest Press

Ronnie Wathen
Livia Gollancz
Terry Gifford

1991

Alison Fell
Mer de Glace

Methuen

Livia Gollancz
Ronnie Wathen
Harold Drasdo

 

Dave Brown & Ian Mitchell
A View from the Ridge

The Ernest Press

 

1990

Victor Saunders
Elusive Summits

Hodder & Stoughton

Robin Hodgkin
Rob Collister
Lucy Rees

1989

M John Harrison
Climbers

Victor Gollancz

Professor Geoff Dutton
Tom Price
Robin Hodgkin

1988

Joe Simpson
Touching the Void

Jonathan Cape

Janet Adam Smith
Professor Geoff Dutton
Tom Price

1987

Roger Mear & Robert Swan
In the Footsteps of Scott

Jonathan Cape

Jim Curran
Janet Adam Smith
Rob Collister

1986

Stephen Venables
Painted Mountains

Hodder & Stoughton

Bill Murray
Al Alvarez
Jim Curran

1985

Jim Perrin
Menlove

Victor Gollancz

Sir Jack Longland
Bill Murray
Al Alvarez

1984

Linda Gill
Living High

Hodder & Stoughton

David Cox
Sir Jack Longland
Ronald Faux

 

Doug Scott & Alex MacIntyre
The Shishapangma Expedition

Granada