Dougal Haston, Scottish mountaineer (b. 1940) died on January 17, 1977.

January 17, 1977

Dougal Haston was a Scottish mountaineer noted for his exploits in the British Isles, Alps, and the Himalayas. From 1967 he was the director of the International School of Mountaineering at Leysin, Switzerland, a role he held until his death in an avalanche while skiing above Leysin.