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Expedition Reports

The following notes summarise reports from the supported expeditions from 2009 to 2019. Reports can be refined by geographical area and purpose.


234 Expeditions found

Map of  Nepal

British Ardang Expedition

Ref: 19/38
October - December 2019
Emily Ward and Mark Bielby
After waiting out a few days' storm at their first planned objective on peaks south of Nying Khola, the team ultimately decided to move on rather than wait for more settled weather. They hiked over... Read more
Map of  Nepal

British Rolwaling Expedition

Ref: 19/37
November 2019
Ken Hopper, Simon Tietjen, Connor Holdsworth, Rich Lade and Will Rowland
During November, a British expedition travelled to the Rolwaling Himalaya where they established basecamp on the Ripimoshar Glacier. Their primary intention was a new route on Drangnag Ri. Following... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Himal Chuli Glacier, Manaslu Expedition

Ref: 19/02
September 2019
Anne Stefaniak, Benjamin Robson and Asha Rai
The scientifically-focused expedition planned to test a number of theories on the formation of supraglacial ponds on the Himal Chuli glacier. During September the expedition departed for Manaslu... Read more
Map of  India

British Chombu Expedition

Ref: 19/01
April 2019
Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders
The objective of the expedition was to make the first ascent of Chombu (6,362m) in north Sikkim. Negotiating the closely controlled access to Sikkim, the two climbers obtained permission to make an... Read more
Map of  Croatia

Izvor Licanke Cave Diving

Ref: 19/40
June 2019
Christine Grosart, Richard Walker, Rick Van Dijk, Ash Hiscock, Mark Burkey, Roberto Varesko, Rita Mallinson Cookson and Jessica Burkey
Successive expeditions have expanded the mapping for the Izvor Licanke cave network since the first expedition travelled to the cave in 1992. This expedition, which is in its fifth year of... Read more
Map of  Malaysia

Mulu 2019 Expedition

Ref: 19/42
April - May 2019
Andy Eavis, Ben Kent et al.
Following continued exploration of the Mulu Caves over many years, the primary aim for the Mulu 2019 expedition was to further explore the system and connect a number of caves in the Southern... Read more
Map of

Link Sar

Ref: 19/16
July - August 2019
Graham Zimmerman, Chris Wright, Steven Swenson and Mark Richey
This international team from New Zealand, the UK and USA travelled to the Kondus Valley with the objective of making the first ascent of Link Sar via the East Face. The team opted to fly initially... Read more
Map of  Greenland

Zackenberg River Catchment

Ref: 19/35
July - August 2019
Dr Emily Stevenson and Dr Mel Murphy
In the summer of 2019, Dr Stevenson and Dr Murphy undertook three weeks of fieldwork in the Zackenberg River Catchment to determine the impact of increased physical erosion on carbon dioxide (CO2)... Read more
Map of  Greenland

Greenland Sail to Climb 2019

Ref: 19/26
May - September 2019
Gabriel Clarke, James Steevenson, Sam Nunn, Henry Francis, Mark Harris and Oscar Van Simina
After 3 years of planning, the expedition set sail from the UK to Greenland, aiming to explore north of Nuuk as far as Uummannaq Fjord and establish new routes along the coast as they went. After... Read more
Map of  United States

UAV Glaciological Analysis

Ref: 19/15
September 2019
Nathaniel Baurley and Chris Tomsett
The original objective was to carry out UAV surveys of the Breiðamerkurjökull and Fjallsjökull glaciers. However, due to time and logistical constraints, the expedition decided to focus solely... Read more