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INTERNATIONAL

Doug Scott awarded UIAA Honorary Membership

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26/10/2020

British mountaineering legend Doug Scott CBE has been awarded an Honorary Membership of the UIAA.
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INTERNATIONAL

Book awards for British mountaineers

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18/09/2016

Up and About: the Hard Road to Everest, the first book in a two-volume autobiography by BMC Patron Doug Scott, has won the Himalayan Club’s prestigious Kekoo Naoroji Award for Mountain Literature.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The cairn of caring: English mountaineers to show their respect for Scotland

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22/07/2014

Two landmark English mountaineers including the joint first Briton to climb Everest are going to join an effort to show their respect for Scotland – by helping to build a cairn.
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign climbers cause controversy with unwelcome retro-bolting

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29/11/2012

Foreign parties have once again annoyed climbing communities in the Crimea, and now also in Turkey, with a disrespect for local ethics by retro-bolting existing trad climbs.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Trad versus sport climbing: UIAA looks to find a balance

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11/09/2012

As sport climbing gains in popularity there is a feeling, by some people, that places to go Trad, or traditional, climbing are being lost. As a member of the UIAA's Traditional Values Working Group, Doug Scott has coordinated the writing of a paper on the issue.
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INTERNATIONAL

2012 Piolets d'Or and the Lifetime Achievement Award

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20/01/2012

The 20th Piolets d'Or, a celebration of noteworthy mountaineering ascents during 2011, will take place in Chamonix and Courmayeur from 21st -24th March.
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INTERNATIONAL

Doug Scott: ego trips

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13/12/2011

Do you climb for yourself? Or do you climb for the attention, and even awards? As climbing edges closer towards the 2020 Olympics, legendary climber Doug Scott asks: how do awards fit with the high mountains?
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INTERNATIONAL

Queen hosts UK explorers and mountaineers

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09/12/2011

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh hosted a reception on 8 December for some of Britain's greatest explorers, including mountaineers and BMC representatives.
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BMC ORGANISATION

New Patrons for the BMC

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08/12/2011

The BMC is delighted to have appointed Doug Scott CBE and Lord (Tony) Greaves as Patrons.
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INTERNATIONAL

Doug Scott to receive lifetime award

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14/04/2011

The 2011 Piolets d'Or, the 19th in the series is taking place in Chamonix and Courmayeur from the 13th-16th April.
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