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Expedition Reports

Every MEF-supported expedition is required to submit a report to the foundation. We have archived these reports so that they can be of use in research and the planning of future expeditions. Listed below are summary pages for every expedition that the MEF has supported with links to their complete expedition reports. Expeditions can be refined by geographical area and purpose, browsed using the map below or searched using the search box.


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British Ganglung Kangri 2023

Ref: 23/09
September - October 2023
Julian Freeman-Attwood, Jim Lowther, Jim Fotheringham and Nick Colton with Nepali support staff and muleteers
Following an abortive expedition to this region in 2022, Freeman-Attwood and Colton returned with new teammates and the aim of making the first ascent of Ganglung Kangri II. In this the team were succ Read more

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Khurdopin Sar

Ref: 23/08
June - July 2023
Philip de-Beger and Aleksi Mujirishvili
This duo hoped to make an attempt on the unclimbed Khurdopin Sar (6310m) via a traverse of the peak’s west ridge that would include the subsidiary peaks at 6,100m and 6,140m. Unfortunately, due to per Read more

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British-Dutch 2023 Shimshal Expedition

Ref: 23/07
August - September 2023
Jacob Dyer, James Rigby, Job Klusener and Will Dixon
This was the first exploratory expedition for this team and they travelled to Shimshal with a long list of potential objectives, willing to be guided by conditions on the ground. Over a period of two Read more

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Ghunsadhar 2023

Ref: 23/06
October - November 2023
Neil Cox, Leanne Dyke, Tom Harding and James Hoyes
This expedition hoped to make the first ascent of 5740m Ghundsadhar, a peak in the Kangchenjunga Conservation Area. Their planned route would tackle the mountain by its north-east ridge but, on assess Read more

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Thalay Sagar 2023

Ref: 23/05
May - June 2023
Guy Buckingham, Keith Ball, Mike Pescod, Sunil Kanwal, Vivek Rai, Stanzin Sherpa, Santabir Sherpa and Samgiyal Sherpa
Having undertaken a successful expedition to the Gangotri in 2018, Buckingham was inspired to return in the hope of making the first ascent of the south-east ridge of Thalay Sagar (6904m). An attempt Read more

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British Patkhor Expedition 2023

Ref: 23/04
June - July 2023
Mick Fowler and Simon Yates
The aim of this two-man expedition was to make the first ascent of a line on the north/east face of Patkhor (6083m) before traversing the peak and descending via its south face. On 13 July, the pair m Read more

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DRUMICE 2023

Ref: 23/03
March 2023
Remy Veness, Peter Tuckett, Will Wenban, Rebecca Schlegel and Emma Smith
Drumlins are oval-shaped hills which form below glaciers and ice sheets. This research expedition from the University of Sheffield travelled to the Þjórsárjökull glacier in Iceland with the aim of est Read more

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Impacts of Mining on Glacier Change in the Central Chilean Andes

Ref: 23/02
April - May 2023
Charlotte S. Curry, Christiaan R. Diemont, Claudio A. Bravo and Benjamin A. Robson
This research expedition set out with the intention of gathering data to better aid the understanding of long and short-term glacial change in the Olivares Basin, including any effects from nearby min Read more

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ENIGMA: Examining the physical conditions of a high-elevation Himalayan glacial lake

Ref: 23/01
May 2023
Alex Scoffield, Duncan Quincey and Nawraj Khanal
This team of three researchers succeeded in installing a series of submersible temperature sensors at varying depths in a glacial lake of the Thulagi glacier. Temperature readings gathered during the Read more

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Nagaland Caving Expedition 2022-2023

Ref: 22/02
December 2022 - January 2023
Thomas Arbenz, Dan B. Harries, Tudor L. Tamas, Roman Hapka, Oliver Legg, Richard Hudson, David Cooke, Pynshailang Syiemiong and Ayush Singh
Following a preliminary visit to the village of Mimi in Kiphire District during which members of this expedition were shown five caves by local hunters, it was decided that a larger expedition to the Read more