Aleister Crowley: Distinguished Mountaineer and Prominent Satanist

In an otherwise surprisingly well-informed and well-written article on Everest, the Daily Express manages to crowbar-in a reference to Aleister Crowley:

Hard times, hard men. The distinguished mountaineer and prominent satanist Aleister Crowley once tricked a fellow climber and clergyman into taking an impossible route over a boulder and dangled him on a rope for a while.

Source: As a new Everest film is due- we reflect on the mountain’s history | History | News | Daily Express

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