Ed Douglas is a writer and journalist with a passion for the wilder corners of the natural world. A former editor of the Alpine Journal, Ed is an enthusiastic amateur climber and mountain traveller of over 30 years experience, with a particular interest in the Himalayas.

He is the author of TENZING: HERO OF EVEREST (2008), the first full-length biography of the first man, with Sir Edmund Hillary, to climb Everest. He is a regular writer for The Guardian.

He has a long standing interest in the Everest region. His first book, CHOMOLUNGMA SINGS THE BLUES: TRAVELS ROUND EVEREST, detailed Sherpa-foreigner relationships and remains highly relevant.