Douglas Keith (Doug) SCOTT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-05-29
Education Cottesmore Secdy Modern Sch, Mundella GS Nottingham, Loughborough Teachers' Trg Coll (Cert)
Publications N/A
Recreations rock climbing, organic gardening
Clubs Alpine, Alpine Climbing Gp, Nottingham Climbers
Style Doug Scott, Esq, CBE
Career mountaineer; began climbing aged 12, visited Alps aged 17 and most years thereafter; pres Alpine Climbing Gp 1976-82, pres Alpine Club 1999-2001, vice-pres Br Mountaineering Cncl 1994-97; Hon MA: Univ of Nottingham 1991, Loughborough Univ 1994; Hon MEd Nottingham Trent Univ 1995; >ir< first ascents incl: Tarso Teiroko Tibesti Mountains Sahara 1965, Cilo Dag Mountains SE Turkey 1966, S face Koh-i-Bandaka (6837m) Hindu Kush Afghanistan 1967, E pillar of Mt Asgard Baffin Island Expedition 1972, Changbang (6864m) 1974, SE spur Pic Lenin (7189m) 1974, Mt McKinley (6226m, first alpine ascent of S face via new route, with Dougal Haston) 1976, E face direct Mt Kenya 1976, Ogre (7330m) Karakoram Mountains 1977, N Ridge route Kangchenjunga 1977 (and without oxygen 1979), N summit Kussum Kangguru 1979, N face Nuptse 1979, Kangchungtse (7640m, alpine style) 1980, Shivling E pillar (13-day alpine style push) 1981, N face to central summit Changlang (with Rheinhold Messner) 1981, Pungpa Ri (7445m) 1982, Shishapangma S face (8046m) 1982, Lobsang Spire (Karakoram) 1983, Broad Peak (8047m) 1983, Mt Baruntse (7143m) 1984, E summit Mt Changlang (7287m, and traverse over unclimbed central summit alpine style to within 100m of summit) 1984, rock climbs Southern India 1986, rock climbs Wadi Rum Jordan 1986, S face Mt Jitchu Drake (6793m, alpine style) Bhutan 1988, Indian Arete Latok III 1990, Hanging Glacier Peak S (6294m, via S ridge) 1991, Chombu E (5745m) 1996, Drohmo Central Summit (6855m, via S pillar alpine style with Roger Mear) 1998, Targo Ri (6572m) 2000; first Br ascent Salathé Wall El Capitain Yosemite 1971, first alpine style ascent Diran (7260m) 1985, first Br ascent Chimtarga (5482m) Fansikye Mountains Tadzhikistan 1992, climed Mt Vinson (4897m, highest point in Antarctica) 1992, attempt on Nanga Parbat (8135m) via Mazeno Ridge 1992, climbed three Mazeno Peaks 1993 (also Mazeno Spire and West Peak), climbs and explorations in Tierra del Fuego 1994, original route and new route up N face V Carstenez Pyramid (4884m) 1995, second ascent NE ridge Teng Kongma (6215m) 1998, first ever foreigner (with Greg Child) to explore mountains of central Arunachal Pardesh 1999; memb other expdns incl: Euro Mt Everest Expedition to SW face 1972; Br Mt Everest Expedition to SW face 1972 (autumn), Br Mt Everest Expedition (reached summit with Dougal Haston, via SW face, first Britons on summit) 1975
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