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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.

33 Expeditions found

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Nubra Valley

Ref: 16/06
August - September 2016
Derek Buckle, Andrew Cook, Michael Cocker, Gus Morton and Knut Tonsberg
The expedition acclimatised in Leh before travelling to Tirit and a three day trek to base camp at Arganglas. This is near the bifurcation of the Rassa and Phonglas Glaciers, from which they planned... 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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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
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Nanda Devi East

Ref: 15/20
September - October 2015
Martin Moran, Mark Thomas, Thomas Coney, Kenton Cool and David Morton
A very experienced team with the objective the first ascent of NE Ridge of Nanda Devi East, 7434m. A base camp was established at a height of 4275m at Bhital Gwar in the Lwan valley, and an advanced... Read more
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Tamasa Nala

Ref: 15/09
August - September 2015
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Gus Morton, Knut Tonsberg and Stewart Worsfold
Exploration of the upper reaches of the Korlomshe Tokpo, a valley to the west of the Tamasa Nala which flows south of Padam in Zanskar, and first ascents of one or more peaks. From Padam they first... Read more
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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