Bonington


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Bonington

1. Sir Chris(tian John Storey). born 1934, British mountaineer and writer; led 1970 Annapurna I and 1975 Everest expeditions; reached Everest summit in 1985
2. Richard Parkes. 1801--28, British painter of landscapes and historical scenes
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Ian Fisk, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Room A23 Food Sciences, Sutton Bonington Campus, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire LE12 5RD, UK; phone: +44 115 951 6037; email: ian.
The expedition, led by veteran mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, saw four climbers (three of them British) reach the summit of the world s highest mountain over several days in late September 1975.
1962: Chris Bonington and Ian Clough became the first Britons to conquer the north face of the Eiger.
06HELEN BONINGTON celebrated the achievement of her Everest-conquering son, Chris, above, from her home in Wallasey.
Leo returned to the Old Man of Hoy last year when he tackled it again with veteran climber Sir Chris Bonington, now aged 80.
MOUNTAINEER Sir Chris Bonington will be talking at Durham's Gala Theatre later this month, having postponed a scheduled appearance in October due to a back injury.
BIRTHDAYS: Geri Halliwell, singer, 42; Barbara Windsor, actor, 77; Chris Bonington, mountaineer, 80; Robin van Persie, footballer, 31.
6 Fiona, I find it very frustrating that Chris Bonington, whose wife, like mine, is suffering from motor neurone disease, gets a few lines in the Mirror but you get a two-page spread across the middle pages about dementia.
Very warm and friendly" David Carruthers of Walker met Chris Bonington in Newcastle in Nov 2010.
Turns out the wife didn't have a one-night stand with Chris Bonington.
CLIMBER Sir Chris Bonington will be revealing his experiences scaling Everest, at Llandudno next week.
British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington also paid tribute, saying the climber, who had taken part in more than 20 expeditions to the world's highest and most challenging peaks, was "a very special person.