With an introduction by jan morris the times reporter who accompanied that first successful expedition and broke the story to the world the pen y gwryd hotel tales from the smoke room tells the story of one of the great climbing inns of europe through series of anecdotes reminiscences and tributes including contributions by a veritable whos who of walkers climbers and writers. Buy the pen y gwryd hotel tales from the smoke room uk ed by rob goodfellow jonathan copeland peter oneill isbn 9781785621499 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Pen y gwryd hotel the tales from the smoke room by rob goodfellow 9781785621499 available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Tales from the smoke room is an absolutely delightful and thoroughly varied compendium of short reminiscences about the hotel by over 60 individual contributors among them 1953 everest correspondent jan morris joe brown sir chris bonington doug scott various environmentalists former employees historians and even yours truly. A unique portrayal of the pen y gwryd hotel home of british mountaineering in the heart of snowdonia where the 1953 everest expedition stayed during their training for their historic adventure
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