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Doug Scott (b. 1941, Great Britain)

1970

El Capitan, Salathé Wall, first European ascent, with Peter Habeler
It had been a fantastic five days on a vertical desert of tock. I had become so attuned to being there, I felt I could go on day after day and nothing else mattered.
 
Bhos Dome, South Face, ascent, with Dennis Hennek, Don Lauria, TM Herbert


1969

Cima Ovest do Lavaredo, German Direct (Baur-Rudolf), an early ascent of the 1968 route, with Jeff Upton and Tedd Wells


1968

Petit Dru, Bonatti Pillar, with Dave Nicol


1967

Koh-i-Bandaka (6837m), South Face, HINDU KUSH, Afghanistan, first ascent, with Ray Giles
 
First ascents of five other peaks in Nuristan between 5334 and 6096 m


1966

Cilo Dag Mountains, SOUTH-EAST TURKEY, first ascents


1965

Tarso Teiroko (ca. 3000m), West Ridge, TIBESTI MOUNTAINS, CHAD, new route and first ascent of the monutain, with Ray Gillies

Tarso Teiroko (ca. 3000m), North Face,  Tibesti Mountains, Chad, new route, with Clive Davies


1964

Aiguille de Blatiere, West Face, ascent, with Will McLaughlin


1963

Cima Grande di  Lavaredo, Comici, ascent, with Bill Cheverest
Derwent Valley – many new routes


1962

Grand Capucin, The Bonatti Route, ascent, with Lun Noble
Expedition to Atlas Mountains, Marocco


1961

Piz Badile, North-East Face, ascent, the first big mountain route, with Des Hadlum
Met Bonington and Whillans on Mont Blanc


1958

First alpine season: glaciers and passes near Blümlisalp, Boeuf Couloir, attempt on Aiguille du Paigne (25-meter fall)
Hitch-hiked to Yugoslavia 


1957

Cir Mhor, South Ridge Direct, first lead of a long mountain route, with Mick Garside, Gordon Mansellm Maureen and Harold Drasdo


1955/6

Climbs on Ogwen cliffs, Snowdonia, with Mick Garside
Climbing instructor at Whitehall Centre


1953

Black Rocks, Derbyshire – first leads
That was in the spring of 1953. A few weeks later Hillary and Tenzing got to the top of Everest on my twelth birthday.

 

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