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Basecamp Podcast with Boardman Tasker Winner Jules Lines

On this episode, Basecamp goes live in front of an audience at the 40th Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.

Jules Lines talking with Gripped editor Brandon Pullan at the 40th Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.
Jules Lines talking with Gripped editor Brandon Pullan at the 40th Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.

Jules Lines is called the “dark horse” of Scottish climbing. His recluse lifestyle led to decades of bold solos going nearly unnoticed.

That was until he wrote Tears of the Dawn, a self-published memoir that earned him the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature in 2014.

Lines became an online sensation after a video of him taking a 10-metre fall while soloing went viral. Watch the clip here.

Lines was featured in a short film in 2014 at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival called Stone Free.

Gripped editor Brandon Pullan caught up with Lines at the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. In front of a live audience, Pullan interviewed Lines for his Basecamp podcast.

The show was produced by Paul Malcolm and Dominic Girard.