OWPG: Media News Bulletin Winter 2019 - Page 7

I n 2018 James climbed every mountain in Ireland in just eight weeks – the fastest ever time. He walked over 1,000km in his mission to stand atop all 273 600m high mountains across Ireland and Northern Ireland. He ascended the height of Everest every week for eight weeks in a row, completing the peak- bagging challenge solo and unsupported in 56 days.The expedition is also believed to be the first continuous ‘single round’ of the mountains of Ireland. James hopes to write a book about his Ireland adventure, as a sequel to his upcoming debut Mountain Man (to be published by Bloomsbury in May 2019) Contact James... telephone 07950 395699 email jamesmichaelforrest@gmail.com twitter @jamesmforrest instagram @jamesmichaelforrest Roly, Bill and BBC Breakfast producer Claire Rogerson at Edale