Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest

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Doug Scott, broken legs on The Ogre, Pakistan, 1972

On 24 September 1975, Doug Scott and Dougal Haston became the first Britons to reach the summit of Everest.  Scott went on to become one of Britain’s greatest ever mountaineers, pioneering new climbs in the remotest corners of the globe. He tells his story from his birth in Nottingham during the darkest days of war to the summit of the world.

 

This event can be purchased separately for £6/£5, but is also included in GU H-ÀRD GU TUR: HIGH ALTITUDE HIGH LATITUDE package (3 events – 1 ticket – £10).