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Dougal Haston
Birth: Apr. 19, 1940
Death: Jan. 17, 1977

Famous Scottish mountain climber. Became famous in the climbing world with the first ascent of "The Bat" in 1959. Haston went on to make his name as mountaineer in the Alps and greater ranges. In 1966 he was part of the team that made the first winter ascent of the Eiger Nordwand. He also achieved the first ascent of the South West face of Mount Everest in September 1975. Haston was the Director of the International School of Mountaineering in Leysin, Switzerland. Daougal Haston was killed in an avalanche in Leysin, Switzerland in 1977. (bio by: Lisa) 
 
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Cimiterie de Leysin
Leysin
Vaud, Switzerland [unmarked]
 
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Record added: Nov 19, 2002
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Dougal Haston
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Dougal Haston
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Dougal Haston
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You died doing what you loved more than anything in the world, Dougal. Rest in Peace. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 9, 2014

- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Dec. 27, 2013
Happy Birthday ......................
- a sincere fan
 Added: Apr. 19, 2013
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