Sandy Allan is well renowned and respected throughout the climbing world for his daring and epic first ascents. Perhaps most notably his recent first ascent of Nanga Parbat's 8126m Mazeno ridge in 2012, for which he and climbing partner Rick Allen were awarded the prestigious Piolet d’Or in 2013.
Sandy's passion for the mountains developed from a young age growing up in the Scottish Highlands, where he went on to establish many new winter routes and mixed climbs. Sandy is a qualified IFMGA Mountain Guide and Rope Access Specialist with an impressive resume that includes notable ascents throughout Europe, the Himalayas and Karakoram.
- Nanga Parbat via Mazeno Ridge, 2012
- Cho Oyu
- Pumori via Scottish Direct Route
- North Face of the Eiger
- Muztagh Tower, Karakoram