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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.


18 Expeditions found

Map of  Argentina

Patagonia

Ref: 14/04
January - February 2014
Peter Graham and Ben Silvestre
An expedition with the objective of new routes on rock in the Fitzroy and Cerro Torre massifs. The cold and snowy conditions which prevailed meant a change of objectives to mixed and ice routes. An... Read more
Map of  Bolivia

Altiplano

Ref: 12/25
July - August 2012
Naomi Dodds with Richard Allen, Prof Damian Bailey, Julien Brugniaux, Rhodri Evans, James Greig & Andrew Loftus
This expedition was a follow-on from a trip to Mt Elbrus in 2008. [MEF Ref 08/12]: the aim was to investigate the hypothesis that normal biological variation in dynamic cerebral auto-regulation... Read more
Map of  Venezuela

Venezuela Big Wall

Ref: 12/02
January - February 2012
George Ullrich with Sam Farnsworth from UK plus Siebe Vanhee from Belgium and Mason Earle from USA
During their own expeditions to the area, Anne & John Arran have spotted a number of attractive lines on the tepuis, one of the most dramatic being a 500m wall overhanging by 100m in the lee of... Read more
Map of  Peru

Cordillera Carabaya

Ref: 11/24
August - September 2011
Tom Ripley with Hamish Dunn (UK)
The Cordillera Carabaya range lies in Southern Peru and is remote and rarely visited, so offered a good opportunity for exploration and first ascents. Unfortunately, when this pair arrived at the... Read more
Map of  Peru

Cordillera Oriental

Ref: 11/16
May - June 2011
Matt Balmer with with Dan Fitzgerald and James Wake (UK)
Although first climbed in 1957, Huaguruncho Chico (c.5300m) apparently still awaits a second ascent, so this team hoped to achieve that by completing a route on its South Face previously attempted... Read more
Map of  Antarctica

NZ Antarctic Peninsula

Ref: 10/02
January - February 2010
Ms Lydia Bradey with Ms Penny Goddard and Dean Staples
A few days before they left New Zealand this team learned that a French team had just made the first ascent of the West Ridge of Mount Parry (2520m) on Brabant Island, their intended objective... Read more
Map of  Argentina

British San Lorenzo

Ref: 09/20
September - October 2009
Mick Fowler with Steve Burns, Ian Cartwright and Es Tresidder
Cerro San Lorenzo (3706m) is the second highest peak in the Patagonian Andes, and was first climbed by an Italian team in 1941: it has received a number of subsequent ascents, but this team hoped to... Read more
Map of  Peru

British Apolobamba

Ref: 09/30
July - August 2009
Kris Hill with Adrian Dye, Matt Griffin & Simon Wyatt
After acclimatising in the Condori range this team moved to the Cordillera Apolobamba on the northern tip of the Bolivian Andes,where they hoped to make first ascents of peaks over 5000m. In... Read more