In Memory of Doug Scott CBE

It is with a very heavy heart that we say the great Doug Scott passed away peacefully on 7th December 2020, at his home with his family around him.

Doug’s family has asked for privacy at this time. We thank you all for your care and support.

Prints and books are still available to buy from this site at the present time. Unfortunately, signed copies are no longer available.

Doug Scott books

Doug Scott CBE Doug Scott made 45 expeditions to the high mountains of Asia. He reached the summit of 40 peaks, of which half were climbed by new routes or for the first time in Alpine Style. Apart from his climb up the South West Face of Everest with Dougal Haston during Chris Bonington’s Expedition of 1975, he made all his climbs in lightweight or Alpine Style, without the use of artificial oxygen. He reached the highest peaks on all seven continents – ‘the seven summits’.

He is a past President of the Alpine Club and was made a CBE in 1994. In 1999 he received the Royal Geographical Society Patron’s Gold Medal.

Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker on Kangchenjunga

Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker on Kangchenjunga

Brief biographical information about Doug is available here. You can also view a selection of his photographs and order prints.