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Vote for Britain’s Greatest Living Hill Master

Written by Fiona January 26 2011

Leading hiking boot company Brasher has launched a nationwide poll to find Britain’s greatest living Hill Master. Brasher has selected their top five candidates following an internal voting process – and now they are calling on the British public to vote for the winner.

The poll also coincides with the relaunch next month of Brasher’s most famous hiking boot, the Hillmaster II GTX. Anyone who votes will also have the option to enter a competition to win a pair of the new Brasher Hillmaster II GTX boots worth £140. These fab boots offer luxurious comfort, upgraded performance and in a men’s and women’s specific fit.

The five shortlisted “Greatest Living Hill Masters” are:

  • Doug Scott – renowned for notable and first ascents of mountains all over the world
  • Alan Hinkes – the first Briton to climb the 14 highest mountains in the world
  • Sir Chris Bonington – the legendary British mountaineer who made the first British ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, and has achieved many other notable ascents
  • Joe Simpson – mountaineer and author of the incredibly moving ‘Touching the Void”
  • Cameron McNeish – Scottish wilderness hiker, mountain walker, presenter and authority on outdoor pursuits

Now it’s up to you to cast your vote and help to choose the worthy winner. You should think about who you think has achieved the most and who best represent Britain’s stunning hills and valleys and the enjoyment they offer to all outdoor enthusiasts.

To cast your vote before the closing date of February 20, 2011 visit and simply click the button next to your favourite shortlisted British Hill Master.

The winner will be announced in mid March 2011 and will be officially crowned  Brasher’s Greatest British Hill Master, with a specially designed trophy to mark the occasion.

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