<p>These climbers - aided by Zheng Lin ('Lenny') Chen, a well known local 'travel consultant' who proved to be an excellent companion - visited the Zhopu Pasture area in Tibet's Shaluli-Shan range wit Read more
Dave Wynne-Jones, Steve Hunt, Dick Isherwood & Peter Rowat.
<p>Yangmolong (6,066m) is one of the few remaining unclirnbed 6,000m peaks in Sichuan, and only appears to have had one previous 'official' attempt. To acclimatise, this team made the first ascent of Read more
Mick Fowler, Steve Burns, lan Cartwright & Paul Ramsden
<p>During his expedition to Kajaqiao in 2005 (MEF Ref 05/17) Fowler discovered that the name had originally been attributed to a very shapely peak to its south whose true name was Manamcho (6,264m): T Read more
Julian Freeman-Attwood, Nick Colton, Luke Hughes & Phil Wickens
<p>When permission for his intended 'McMahon Line 2007 Expedition' (MEFRef 07/02) was withdrawn due to internal political problems less than a week before departure, with no alternative Tibetan peak o Read more
Dr Mike Grocott with Summit Climbing Team: Dr Sundeep Dhillon, Patrick Doyle, Paul Gunning, Nigel Hart, Chris Imray, Daniel Martin, Dr Roger McMorrow, Mick O'Dwyer & Dr Jeremy Windsor plus Support Climbing Team: Vijay Ahuja, Maryam Koshravi, Dr Denny Levett, Paul Richards & Andre Vercueil plus Climbing Filming Team: Michael (Charlie) Brown, Graham Hoyland, David Rasmussen & Jack Tankard plus Camp 2 Support: Simon Lowe & Araceli Seagara, plus 200 'volunteers'
<p>This was a complex medical research expedition studying the effects of altitude on the human body, in particular on the level of oxygen in arterial blood. More than 200 subjects were studied at a r Read more
<p>Persistence eventually paid off for this pair when they at last received permission to climb in north Sikkim, although not on Gurodongmar, at 6,7l5m the highest peak in the area and their hoped-for Read more
Pat Deavoll, Bruce Normand, Paul and Shelley Hersey
<p>Although Deavoll and Normand originally planned to make another attempt on Jankuth (6,805m) at the head of the Gangotri glacier, the Uttaranchal state government refused a permit. However, they wer Read more
<p>Although several teams have tried to climb the north face of Kalanka (6,931m), so far only one, from Czechoslovakia, has been successful, and that was with the aid of fixed ropes. As the face is co Read more
Brian Alder, Marty Beare, Kester Brown, Craig Jefferies & Adam Darragh
<p>These climbers attempted two new routes on Changabang (6,864m) in the Kumaon Himalaya. Brown and Jefferies attempted the north face and Alder, Beare and Darragh the west ridge, both groups operatin Read more
David Jakulis, Andy Garman, Alasdair Garnett, Rob Green, Clare O'Sullivan, Jonathan Philips, Tracey Quine & Malcolm Sloan.
<p>There have been very few previous visits to Sortebrae by climbers, so this team felt that it would be a good area for an exploratory expedition with the opportunity to make some first ascents. Howe Read more