This is awarded annually to the author or authors of the best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry the central theme is mountain environment.
Established in 1983 to commemorate the lives of Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker, the Boardman Tasker Charitable Trust celebrates their legacy by presenting the annual Award for Mountain Literature, presented to the author of an original work, which has made an outstanding contribution to mountain literature.
The Judging Panel for the 2020 Boardman Tasker Award was Katie Ives (Chair of Judges), David Canning & Mike Kosterlitz.
The shortlisted books were The Unremembered Places by Patrick Baker, Where there's a Will by Emily Chappell, Slatehead by Peter Goulding, Two Trees Make A Forest by Jessica J. Lee and The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc by Peter Foster.
The 37th Boardman Tasker Award prize winner for Mountain Literature is: Jessica J. Lee, Two Trees Make A Forest.