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. . TRIBUTES went into Cumbria's mountaineering legend Doug Scott - also from his friend and fellow climber Chris Bonington.
. . Mountaineering legend Doug Scott has died at the age of 79 after battling cancer.
. . "Of all British climbers after World War II," Sir Chris Bonington told Rock and Ice, "Doug Scott was undoubtedly outstanding, joining the rich pantheon of international pioneer climbers from around the world. ". ”
First Englishman to climb Everest, who dedicated his later years to Buddhism and helped the people of Nepal
Scott was a Buddhist and worked tirelessly to improve the many remote Nepalese mountain communities