James has been working as a copywriter and translator, both in-house and freelance for over 15 years. Born 1972 in Bristol, a west-country lad at heart, James lived for a long time in Sheffield and the Peak Disrtrict. He specialises in climbing and mountaineering copy and translation.


James is responsible for SALEWA’s Fall/Winter 2017-2018 apparel product descriptions and the English version of the EDELRID Rope Book. He also produced the English translation of Rainer Rettner’s “Eiger – Triumphe und Tragödien 1932-1938”, which is awaiting publication.

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James Heath knows his way around outdoor sports and outdoor products. His longstanding experience and active enthusiasm clearly show in his copy.