Survival in the mountains with Doug Scott

  • Published on: 9th October 2017
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From the comfort and safety of An Lanntair’s auditorium Faclan audiences are invited to join renowned mountaineer Doug Scott on a journey around some of the world’s most dangerous peaks.

He’s survived Everest and the 7,285 metre “Ogre”, negotiated hostile mountain ranges never tackled before, climbed in every climate zone and season – and survived. Doug’s is an epic tale of hard climbing and survival that has become almost folkloric – 45 major expeditions on all of the world’s continents with the highest summits of each claimed. And all but one of these adventures was achieved without any artificial oxygen – a rarity these days

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Doug Scott is appearing as part of GU H-ÀRD GU TUR: HIGH ALTITUDE HIGH LATITUDE on Sat 28 October.  The evening starts with the 1924 film The Epic of Everest, newly restored by the BFI, continues with Doug Scott, and concludes with Michelle Paver and her chilling ghost story “Thin Air” set on Kangchenjunga one of mountaineering’s biggest killers.

Tickets for all three events are available for £10, or individually from £4/£3 at