Expedition Reports

Scott has undertaken expeditions throughout the UK, Europe, North America, Antarctica and Asia, ranging from individual guiding day trips through to scientific explorations lasting several months supported by aircraft.

This page categorises blog posts into specific expeditions.

If you are planning a trip to any of the areas Scott has visited and want some advice or opinions then feel free to get in touch.


Alaska

In 2013, Scott and long term climbing partner Mark Mosgrove successfully summited Mount Mckinley (AKA Denali), the highest peak in North America and one of the Seven Summits.

 

Antarctica

To date Scott has spent over 3 years working for the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) as a field guide; five summer seasons and two Antarctic winters. He was responsible for a number of scientific projects, from geology work in the Ellsworth Mountains to radar work on the continental ice shelves.

 

Khan Tengri, Kyrgyzstan

Scott visited the Tien Shan Mountains in 2015 and made an attempt on Khan Tengri from it's Northern side with his girlfriend Mairi and good friend Malcolm Airey.  Khan Tengri is 7010m high and one of the former Soviet Union Snow Leopard peaks.  

 

Mongolian Altai

Scott and Mairi visited the remote Tavan Bogd region of the Altai mountains and summited the highest mountain in Mongolia;  Mount Khuiten, along with several other rarely visited 4000m peaks!  

 

Asia Overland

In 2015 Scott and his girlfriend Mairi drove from Scotland to Mongolia and back again.  The trip took 5 months, covered over 27,000km's, and went through 27 different countries!  On the way they stopped and climbed in the Tien Shan mountains on the border with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, and the Altai Mountains on the border between China, Mongolia and Russia.

 

Greenland

Scott has led ski mountaineering expeditions in Arctic Greenland, including guiding the winning team in the 2016 Berghaus ICEMAN Polar Ski Race.