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Expedition Reports

The following notes summarise reports from the supported expeditions from 2009 to 2016. Reports can be refined by geographical area and purpose.

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158 Expeditions found

Map of  India

Sersank Expedition

September - October 2016

Reference: 16/10

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders

Sersank is a 6050 m peak at the head of the Sural Valley in Himachal Pradesh. It was approached over the Rhotang Pass from Manali to Sural Butori, followed by a two day trek through the Sural Valley to base camp at 4390 below the South Sersank Glacier. They spent five days climbing the North Face... Read more
Map of  India

Jangpar Wall Expedition

September - October 2016

Reference: 16/19

Martin Moran, John Crook, Dave Sharp and Ian Dring

The main objective was to make an alpine ascent of the N Spur of the unclimbed Peak 5755 in the Miyar Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The approach was via Manali and the Rohtang Pass to the roadhead at Khanjar. From an Advanced Base camp at 4320m Moran and Dring made the first ascent of Pk 5755 (named... Read more
Map of  China

West Nainqentanglha Expedition

September - October 2016

Reference: 16/07

Paul Ramsden and Nick Bullock

The initial objective was the North Buttress of Naiqentanglha Feng (7162m) in the West Nyainqentanglha range, to the North West of Lhasa. Their approach was from a roadhead between Damshung and Guangbajian, and involved a one day walk in to base camp at 5000m using ponies. Although the original... Read more
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Nubra Valley

August - September 2016

Reference: 16/06

Derek Buckle, Andrew Cook, Michael Cocker, Gus Morton and Knut Tonsberg

The expedition acclimatised in Leh before travelling to Tirit and a three day trek to base camp at Arganglas. This is near the bifurcation of the Rassa and Phonglas Glaciers, from which they planned to explore one of the southerly arms of the Rassa Glacier. They established two further camps at... Read more
Map of  Kyrgyzstan

QUBMC Kaindy Expedition

August 2016

Reference: 16/21

Owen Largey, Stephen Rooney, Michael Campbell, Kevin Cheing, Thomas O’Hagen, Matthew Boyd, Kora Przybyzewska, Aleksey Przbyzewska and Vladimir Zholobenko

New routes and unclimbed peaks from the basin of the Kaindy Glacier, south of the Inilchik Glacier in central Tien Shan. They flew to Bishkek, travelled by road via Karakol to Maydaadyr, and from there by helicopter to base camp. After several days of heavy snow they were able to explore side... Read more
Map of  Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Expedition

August 2016

Reference: 16/27

Miles Gould and Andy Vine

First ascents of peaks surrounding the Kindyk valley, Kuiluu massif, Kyrgyzstan. They flew to Bishkek, and continued by road via Karakol to the Kuiluu valley. They established a base camp at 3200m in the Kindyk valley, and an advanced base at 3800m. Over the next week they made the first ascents... Read more
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Renland Expedition

July - August 2016

Reference: 16/25

Geoff Hornby, David Barlow, Rob Powell and Paul Seabrook

An expedition to an unnamed and unexplored glacier near the Mirror Wall area of South Renland. From Iceland they flew to Constable Point, and from there made a 12hr overnight passage in a RIB (hard boat recommended for future trips) to the drop off point and base camp. Climbs were done from an... Read more
Map of  Kyrgyzstan

Djenghi-Djer Expedition

July - August 2016

Reference: 16/15

Struan Chisholm, Calum Nicholl, Sandy Fowler, Sam Newmark, Mark Chonofsky and Neil Smith

Exploration and climbing in unexplored valleys in the Djenghi-Djer mountain range in SE Kyrgyzstan. Travelling was by horseback for reasons of speed and flexibility – an interesting choice when only one of the participants had previous riding experience. They travelled by taxi from Bishkek to... Read more
Map of  Kyrgyzstan


July 2016

Reference: 16/22

John Proctor, Robert Taylor, Ciaran Mullen and Phil Dawson

An attempt on the unclimbed North face of Muz-Tok (5066m), part of the Pamir Alai range in South West Kygyzstan, and with three other unclimbed peaks as possible secondary objectives. The approach was from Osh to the roadhead at Sary Zhaz via Batken by 4×4, followed by a 2.5 day walk in to base... Read more
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Gulmit Tower Expedition

June 2016

Reference: 16/24

Peter Thompson and Aiden Laffey

An attempted first ascent of the Gulmit Tower (5801m) in the Hunza region of Pakistan, by the East Face and Southeast Ridge. The approach was by road from Gilgit to Gulmit village, with a base camp at 4100m.The attempt on Gulmit Tower was abandoned when a major rockfall hit their base camp at... Read more