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Mountaineer Doug Scott to talk on climbs across the globe
11:00am Friday 20th September 2013 in News
A climbing legend who helped launch the 2012 Otley Mini Mountain Fest will soon be back in the area to give another talk.
Doug Scott CBE, the first British climber to conquer Everest, drew big crowds when he spoke at the town's first mini mountain fest last year.
He will be joined by lifelong climbing partner Paul 'Tut' Braithwaite when the pair present Big Walls and High Mountains at Pateley Bridge Memorial Hall at 7.30pm on Thursday, November 7.
Doug and Paul will recount dramatic tales from different climbs they've undertaken around the globe, including Alaska, Africa, and of course the ascent of Everest.
Part of a national tour that is benefitting Community Action Nepal, tickets for the evening cost £15, concession £12, and are available from Graham or Jane Spooner on (01423) 711840 or from Sypeland Mountaineering, High Street, Pateley Bridge.