Ian McNaught-Davis

Ian McNaught-Davis is most recognised nowadays for presenting the BBC TV series "The Computer Programme", "Making the Most of the Micro" and "Micro Live" in the 1980s. However, he is also a well-known mountaineer and alpinist.

He is president of the UIAA (Mountaineering's international association) and a keen hill walker and hiker. In the 1960s he was a climbing partner of Joe Brown both in the UK and in the greater ranges. He took part with Brown in the televised climb of the Old Man of Hoy. He also took part in a climb of the Eiffel Tower, which was televised on the ABC network's Wide World of Sports.Fact|date=July 2007 Davis was also one of the first to climb the "unclimbable" Muztagh Tower in 1956.

Reference Material

"The Alpine Journal", Vol. 66, No. 303, 1961. Pp. 250-260, "1960 Greenland Expedition", John A Jackson, A. Blackshaw and I. McNaught-Davis.

Referenced in "Staunings Alps Expedition Guide", Gaston's Alpine Books - West Col Productions, 1972.

External links

* [http://catalogue.bbc.co.uk/catalogue/infax/contributor/5466 List of all the BBC programmes Ian McNaught-Davis has appeared in]
* [http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/42397000/jpg/_42397709_hopper-bbc203.jpg1980s BBC photo] of McNaught-Davis presenting the BBC Micro

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