GRAHAM HOYLAND is a best-selling author, mountaineer, sailor and producer and director of adventure films. He has worked on all seven continents for the BBC, C4, Discovery, the Travel Channel and NBC, from the shores of Antarctica to the peaks of the Himalayas. He was the 15th Briton to climb Mount Everest, and instigated the discovery of Mallory’s body on Everest in 1999.
Graham is the author of ‘Jet’ (2022). He is also the author of Merlin’ (2020), YETI: An Abominable History’ (2018), ‘Walking Through Spring’ (2016) and the No.1 Amazon Mountaineering best-seller ‘Last Hours on Everest’ (2013), all published by Collins.
He has worked on science, ethnographic and natural history films, and also on the award-winning BBC2 business series ‘Dragon’s Den’.
Writing for the Travel section of the Independent is one of the unexpected pleasures that comes from a lifetime of travel, and Graham is now lecturing and after-dinner speaking about his books, and circumnavigation of the world by yacht with partner Gina.
He also currently writes for online magazine MountEverest.info – a website dedicated to everything about Mount Everest.