Born in 1941, Doug Scott started climbing at the young age of 12. Since then has become internationally renowned as a high altitude and big wall climber. He has over 30 expeditions to inner Asia under his belt including the historic ascent with Dougal Haston of the Southwest Face of Everest in 1975. Over half of his climbs are first ascents.
He has twice attempted the unclimbed, eight-mile long Mazeno Ridge of Nanga Parbat. By climbing the Carstens Pyramid he finished the "Seven Summits", all the highest mountains on each continent. There are scarely any mountain ranges not climbed by him!