Sir Chris Bonington

Sir Chris Bonington

  • Legendary British Mountaineer
  • Expedition Leader and solo Climber
  • Motivational Speaker

Sir Chris Bonington is Britain's best known climber and one of the most successful expedition leaders in the World, having led the teams that made the first ascents of the South Face of the Annapurna and the South West Face of Mount Everest.

He has been at the cutting edge of climbing for the last forty years, making first ascents of twenty peaks in the greater ranges of the World. His ascent of the Ogre with Doug Scott in 1978 was only repeated after twenty attempts in 2002!

Chris has written or edited numerous books, made many TV appearances and received many honours, including the chancellorship of Lancaster University from 2005 to 2014. He is also the Honorary President of the British Orienteering Federation, and succeeded Edmund Hillary as the Honorary President of Mountain Wilderness, an international NGO dedicated to the worldwide protection of mountains.

Chris is a truly inspirational and fascinating motivational speaker. To book him, contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 3500 3331

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