FIVA - An Adventure That Went Wrong. Gordon Stainforth

Gordon's biography

GORDON STAINFORTH is best known for his award-winning books on the British mountains, particularly Eyes to the Hills, which won the 1992 Thomas Cook Illustrated Travel Book Award, and The Cuillin, which won the 1994 Banff Mountain Book Festival Best Book of Mountain Image and the Outdoor Writers’ Guild Award for Excellence.

After studying Philosophy at Cardiff, and then film and television at the Royal College of Art in the early 1970s, he worked in the TV and film industries in London, most notably as the music editor of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

He recently appeared in Griff Rhys Jones’s BBC TV series Mountains.

He lives in Derbyshire.

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