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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.

396 Expeditions found

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Gongga East 2004

Ref: 04/13A
March - May 2004
Angela Benham with Chris Drinkwater, Titch Kavanagh and Andrew Phillips
<p>Although rarely visited by westerners in the past, the mountains of Sichuan are now becoming quite popular with British climbers. This team planned to explore glaciers in the Daxue Shan mountains ( Read more
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New Zealand Unclimbed China

Ref: 04/11A
September - November 2004
Sean Waters with Jo Kippax
<p>When this NZ pair arrived in Chengdu en route for the Nyenchentangla East region of Tibet, they found that all permits for Tibet had just been rescinded by the CTMA due to illegal climbing by sever Read more
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Ref: 04/08
February - March 2004
Ged Campion with Dave Appleing, Bruce Bensley, Stewart Muir, Ernie Shield and Dave Williams, plus a number of Chinese scientists/cavers
<p>The original intention of this caving expedition to Guangxi Province (SW China), was to explore caves in Huanjiang, but unfortunately this area did not live up to expectations. They therefore moved Read more
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British Qionglai 2004

Ref: 04/05
April - May 2004
Tom Chamberlain with David Evans, Dave Hollinger and Andy Sharpe.
<p>Mick Fowler's success on Siguniang (6,250m) in 2002 (MEF Ref: 02/32) has alerted other British mountaineers to the scope offered by the Qionglai Range of Sichuan Province, and this team hoped to cl Read more
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'Eigerwand of the Khumbu'

Ref: 04/26A
October - November 2004
Rich Cross with Paul Ramsden
<p>Although appearing to be a very steep 1,000m face (very similar to that of the Eigerwand) on a stand-alone 6,070m summit, strictly speaking this team's objective forms the gable end to the long NE Read more
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Teng Kangpoche North Face

Ref: 04/22
October - November 2004
Nick Bullock with Nick Carter
<p>'Officially' unclimbed, Teng Kangpoche (6,500m) had already been subject to an attempt by this leader in 2003, when he climbed a solo line, 'Love and Hate' on the NE face to the point where it join Read more
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Anglo-American Changabang 2004

Ref: 04/45
September - october 2004
Ian Parnell and John Varco
<p>The original aim of this team was to climb a new route on Kalanka and then a new extremely committing route on the S face of Changabang (6,864m). However, on hearing of a number of other expedition Read more
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Janhkuth 2004

Ref: 04/35
September - October 2004
Malcolm Bass with Andrew Brown and Paul Figg from UK plus Marty Beare and Pat Deavoll from NZ
<p>Janhkuth (aka Januhut) (6,805m) in the Garhwal Himal is one of the few peaks of this height that had only received one previous (unsuccessful) attempt - probably due to its remoteness (near the hea Read more
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International Kalanka North Face

Ref: 04/21
May - June 2004
Sandy Allan with John Lyall from UK and Carlos Buhler from USA
<p>Several previous attempts to climb the north face of Kalanka (6,931m) in the Garhwal Himalaya had failed, but with the previous experience of Buhler, this team was hopeful of success. Unfortunately Read more
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Miyar 2004

Ref: 04/18
April - May 2004
Graham Little with Brian Davison, Kevin Kelly and Jim Lowther
<p>This must surely be the first time that local politics has come to the aid of an expedition! To reach the Miyar glacier in Western Lahul this team had to cross the Rohtang La, but on arrival the pa Read more