Mount Everest Foundation
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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.

28 Expeditions found

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Katkar Nala

Ref: 15/31
July - August 2015
Calum Nicoll, Struan Chisholm, Sam Newmark, and Calum McLellan
Objective to complete first ascents of peaks at around 5900m in the Zanskar/Ladakh region of Northern India. They travelled to Leh, and then by road to Kargil and Padum. On arrival at Reru they... Read more
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Ref: 15/03
June - July 2015
Ed Poulter, Andrew Basford, Katie Farrel, Mathew Fuller, Steve Hutton, Katie McKay and Dan Slome
The objectives were to explore the Upper SE Shukpa Kunchang and Sagtogpa Glaciers in the Rongdo Valley, and climb at least one unclimbed remote 6000m+ peak. After five days acclimatising around Leh,... Read more
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Himalchal Pradesh

Ref: 15/07
May - June 2015
Andrew Nisbet, Robert Adams, Tom Adams, Steve Kennedy, Bill McConachie, and Paul Swienton
Exploration of a side valley branching from the Darcha-Mayar Valley in Himalchal Pradesh, and ascent of a peak of 6010m. A camp was established at the foot of the mountain, and a higher camp on the... Read more
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Ref: 14/10
September - October 2014
Mick Fowler, Paul Ramsden, Steve Burns, and Ian Cartwright
The team was given permission well in advance for an attempt on the North Face of Hagshu, a 6657m peak in Jammu and Kashmir. Shortly before leaving they discovered that the IMF had issued another... Read more
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Ref: 14/11
August - October 2014
Derek Buckle, Dave Broadhead, Mike Cocker, Geoff Cohen and Hamish Irvine
Exploration of unclimbed peaks and sub-valleys in the eastern Lingti nala region of the Indian Himalaya, with Kamen Gyalmo (6470m) as the main objective. This peak had been suggested by Harish... Read more
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Ref: 14/07
May - June 2014
Malcolm Bass and Simon Yearsley
The original plan was to attempt the SW Face of Rimo III in the East Karakorum, but permission was denied. Plan B was an attempt on the North east Face of Chaukhamba IV in the Garhwal Himalaya. They... Read more
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Ref: 12/04A
September - October 2012
Dr Derek Buckle with Joanna Campbell, Mike Cocker, John Kentish, Paul Padman, Mike Pinney & Stuart Worsfold plus John Temple as a trekker.
The Kagbhusandi valley is located close to Joshimath and the Valley of Flowers in the Indian Garhwal. This team planned to explore the upper reaches of the Semartoli glacier, and make first ascents... Read more
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Ref: 12/11A
September - October 2012
Mick Fowler with Steve Burns, Ian Cartwright and Paul Ramsden
Shiva (6142m) is situated above the Pangi Valley of Himachal Pradesh, and had received several previous ascents via the long but relatively easy southwest flank, but the aim of this team was to make... Read more
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Rimo III

Ref: 12/12
August - September 2012
Malcolm Bass with Paul Figg & Simon Yearsley from UK plus Satya Dam, Dan Singh Harkotiya, Tashi Phunchok & Konchok Thinless from India: also Rachel Antill (UK)
Rimo III (7233m) is situated in the remote area of the Indian East Karakoram, and although the peak was climbed from the north in 1985 by Fotheringham and Wilkinson, the beautiful SW Face remained... Read more
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Ref: 12/18A
July - August 2012
Dr Susan Jensen with Geoff Cohen, Bob Hamilton, Steve Kennedy, Andy Nisbet & Des Rubens plus Nancy Kennedy
Certain valleys in the Zanskar region of Ladakh have only recently been opened to foreign expeditions, so although the peaks were identified and numbered by Japanese trekkers in 2011, none had been... Read more