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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.


206 Expeditions found

Map of  United States

Supraglacial Rock Avalanches

June - July 2018
William Smith, Stuart Dunning and Richard Smith
As part of William Smith’s PhD, the team travelled to Alaska in order to investigate further how meltwater created during debris deposition on to glaciers effects the glacier’s... Read more

Broad Peak Expedition

Ref: 18/05
June - July 2018
Sandy Allan, Rick Allen, Kacper Tekieli and Stanislav Vrba
Following a 9 day approach, the team aimed to complete one of their two expedition objectives; either a new unclimbed line on the very steep and technical SW face of the central summit, or an... Read more
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Chiling II North Face Expedition

Ref: 18/21
June - July 2018
Alex Mathie and Matthew Harle
The team had the single aim of climbing Chiling II’s unclimbed North Face. After a two day car journey from Leh and a further day accessing Advanced base camp, they made an early reconnaissance... Read more
Map of  Kyrgyzstan

Belgorka Valley

Ref: 18/28
June - August 2018
Samuel Gillan, Alex Hyde, Tom Drysdale, Louise Reddy and Calum Sowden
Alongside investigating the effects of climate change on Fedorovich Glacier, the team also had the aims to provide educational training in first aid, photography and glacial... Read more
Map of  Canada

British Yukon Spring Expedition

May 2018
Jonathan Wakefield and Glenn Wilks
After previously attempting to access the area around Mount Upton in 2011 and 2014, the team successfully reached the Kluane icefield in 2018 to attempt a number of first ascents. After a day... Read more
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Ultar Expedition

Ref: 18/25
May - June 2018
Bruce Normand, Tim Miller and Christian Huber
Arriving in late May, the team began by acclimatising on Muchuar Glacier and Batokshi Peak during the first ten days. Their main objective was to make the first ascent of the South East Pillar route... Read more
Map of  India

British Janhukot Expeditio

Ref: 18/16B
May - June 2018
Malcolm Bass, Paul Figg, Guy Buckingham and Hamish Frost
Drawing on the previous experience that Bass had on the peak, the team’s objective was to make a first ascent of Janhukot (6805m) which had first been written about as far back as... Read more
Map of  Greenland

Moskus Expedition

Ref: 18/23
April – May 2018
Matthew Hay and Louis Chartres
The dual approach of this expedition aimed to make first ascents of two unclimbed peaks whilst also conducting climate change research on the Roslin Glacier. Over 10 days they made the initial... Read more
Map of  Greenland

Greenland North Liverpool Land Expedition

Ref: 18/14
April - May 2018
Simon Richardson, James Gregson, Sandra Gregson, Ingrid Baber, Mark Robson and Ron Kenyon
In a highly prolific expedition the team climbed eight new routes and summited eleven new peaks from the Neild Bugt Glacier. They found conditions to initially be far colder and under greater... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Dye-tracing on Khumbu Glacier

Ref: 18/02
April - May 2018
Aberystwyth University
Whilst glacial debris, supraglacial (surface) ponds, and bare-ice ice cliffs have all been relatively well studied in relation to meltwater flow on glaciers, less is know about how the meltwater is... Read more