Andy Kirkpatrick

Adventurer, Author and Film Maker

Andy is a climber with a strange penchant for the long, the cold and the difficult, and a reputation for seeking out routes where the danger is real, and the return is questionable. Although personally, he prefers Metro's tag that he “...makes Ray Mears look like Paris Hilton”.

A specialist in winter expeditions, he has pushed himself on some of the hardest walls and faces in the Alps and beyond, sometimes with partners and sometimes alone.

Whether he’s telling a story about a 12 day solo of the hardest climb on the planet, a month-long crossing of Greenland with his paraplegic girlfriend, or saving Johnny Depp on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, rest assured you won’t have heard anything quite like it.


Climb Your Own Mountain
Andy KirkpatrickAdventure
Andy mixes stories about life and climbs, one minute terrifying, the next hilarious, a style described by the Banff film festival as “Turning tales of near-death into philosophical and comic scenarios worthy of Samuel Beckett, or Monty Python.” Whet...
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