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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.


158 Expeditions found

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West Face of Celeno Peak

May 2016
Graham Zimmerman and Chris Wright
Celeno peak (13,395ft) is located in the Wrangell – Saint Elias range in Alaska. The objective was the first ascent of the West Face, and the second ascent of the peak overall. They flew to... Read more
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Hunter Foraker

May 2016
Ben Silvestre, Pete Graham and Will Harris
The primary objective was a new route on the South face of Mt Hunter South. They flew to Talkeetna, and then to Thunder Glacier, where they scouted new routes, and attempted a route on Pt 9000... Read more
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East Buttress of Mount Laurens

May - June 2016
John Crook, David Sharpe and Gavin Pike
Initial objective was the first ascent of the East buttrss of Mt Laurens on the Lacuna Glacier. They flew into Kahiltna base camp, and started by reconnoitering potential routes. They attempted the... Read more
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Vishnugarh Darh Expedition

Ref: 16/30
May - June 2016
Susan Jensen, and Anindya (Raja) Mukherjee
Aiming for unclimbed peaks up to 6000m around the Panpatia Glacier in Garhwal, they approached via Josimath and a two day walk in. A Base Camp was established at 3815m, and an ABC at 4199m for... Read more
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Gangstang

Ref: 16/31
May - June 2016
Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham
After permission was refused for their first objective (Rimo III) they changed target to the NW Ridge of Gangstang (6163m) in the Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh. They drove via Manali to the... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Khumbu Glacier

Ref: 16/01
May - June 2016
Cameron Scott Watson, Owen King and Darren Jones
This was the second of a series of three campaigns studying supraglacial pond development and melt at ice cliffs on the debris covered Khumbu Glacier. An ascent of Lobuche East (6090m) gave them a... Read more
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Juneau Icefield

April 2016
Tom Bide, Carl Reilly, Anita Holtham, Jake Phillips, Mandy Tee and Rachel Bell
Objectives were first ascents in the Juneau Icefield area of SW Alaska, specifically the Devils Paw (2616m) and surrounding peaks, and Taku Towers. Unfortunately they experienced poor weather for... Read more
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British Services Dhaulagiri Medical Research Expedition

Ref: 16/03
April - May 2016
Adrian Mellor, John O’Hara, David Woods, Matthew Barlow, and Mark Cooke
This was part of a much larger Joint Services expedition to the Dhaulagiri region, and involved the establishment of mechanisms associated with the development of Acute Mountain Sickness, and... Read more
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Chamlang

Ref: 16/18
April - May 2016
Andy Houseman, Jon Griffith
An attempt on the first ascent of the unclimbed North Ridge of Chamlang (7319m). They started with an ascent of Ama Dablam by the normal South West Ridge route. This was a work project, but provided... Read more
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Alichursky Mountains Ski Expedition

Ref: 16/08
April 2016
Alex Reid, Derek Buckle, Anna Bushe and Stefan Jachmich
Exploration of the North Alichursky region of the Tajikistan Pamirs in the vicinity of the Bazar-Dara Pass, visiting remote unexplored side valleys, and unclimbed mountains near the Bazar-Dara lake... Read more