"We have all had good ideas but it takes a certain level of commitment, and dare I say it, obsession, to pursue an idea like this to its conclusion. We are indebted to Herrington for his persistence and vision, as we are left with a truly remarkable body of work: A set of portraits of characters from a golden age in climbing's history..."Read More
"There’s a climbing maxim that goes, “There are old climbers and bold climbers, but there are no old, bold climbers.” Photographer Jim Herrington’s new book, The Climbers, dashes that adage like a chromoly piton driven into friable stone."Read More
I have received some very good news about my book already. It has been awarded the Mountaineering History prize at Banff Film & Book Festival. I would like to...Read More
Italian photography magazine EyesOpen! reviews The Climbers for their 10/2017 issue 'Habitat'.Read More
Sad to hear that the Italian climber Armando Aste passed away September 1, at 91 years of age.
Armando began climbing in the 1940s on the spire at Castel Corno above his hometown of Rovereto in northern Italy. By the close of that decade he...Read More
On September 24, 1998, exactly nineteen years ago today, I took the first photo for what would eventually turn into an all-consuming international photo project.Read More