David Watson is a two-time Everest summiter and the only person in history to have skied the infamous "Bottleneck" on K2.

A native New Englander now living in White Salmon, Washington, Dave started skiing at age 9 and rock climbing at age 19. Watson spent several years working as a climbing guide and ski patroller.  He now spends his winters skiing on Mt Hood.  In the summer months he is usually spending time with his family or on an expedition. 

Dave has appeared as a climber and skier in several outdoor films and has been featured in both skiing and climbing magazines, as well as in books and television.