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Expedition Reports

Every MEF-supported expedition is required to submit a report to the foundation. We have archived these reports so that they can be of use in research and the planning of future expeditions. Listed below are summary pages for every expedition that the MEF has supported with links to their complete expedition reports. Expeditions can be refined by geographical area and purpose, browsed using the map below or searched using the search box in the menu bar.


1723 Expeditions found


Map of Expedition Reports

‘Alder in the Arctic’

June 2022
Millicent Harding, Calvin Heslop, Lauren Church and Nicholas Daley
When two members of the expedition tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Alaska, this team were forced to alter their plans, relocating the planned site of their research from Umiat to the Yukon- Read more

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Baffin Island 2022

June - August 2022
Maria Parkes, Neil Chelton and Owen Lee
The team flew into Pangnirtung from where they travelled up Pangnirtung Fjord into Auyuittuq National Park. Their primary objective, Mount Turnweather, is located just east of the park boundary. Based Read more

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Meltwater Drainage through the Mackenzie Mountains

June - July 2022
Benjamin J. Stoker, Sophie L. Norris and Helen E. Dulfer
All three members of this expedition are researchers with a focus on the ice sheets of North America – their extent, their deglaciation and the associated effects on the landscape. The central aim of Read more

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British Kichatna Expedition 2022

May - June 2022
Mike ‘Twid’ Turner and Mark Thomas
Taking advantage of a season that saw remarkably good weather in the region, Turner and Thomas established a new route on the east face of Kichatna Spire, the highest of the granite peaks comprising C Read more

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Izvor Licanke 2021 Expedition

Ref: 21/22
August 2021
Christine Grosart, Richard Walker, Mark Burkey, Louise McMahon, Fred Nunn, Anton Van Rosmalen and Velimir Vrzic
The renewed exploration of the Izvor Licanke cave in Fužine, Croatia is now into its 6th year. Covid-19 forced a hiatus in 2020, but this 2021 expedition was able to go ahead as planned. Unfortunately Read more

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Alpine Club Kyrgyzstan Expedition 2021

Ref: 21/09
July - August 2021
Tom Davis-Merry, Tom Simpson, Alex Metcalfe, Sam Davis and Sam Mace with Wayne Auton providing support from France
The team gathered in Bishkek before transferring to Kuiluu via Karakol. Here they established their basecamp with a view to climbing a number of virgin peaks off the East Bordlu Glacier. Due to proble Read more

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Structural Glaciological Analysis of a Calving Glacier

Ref: 21/07
July 2021
Nathaniel Baurley and Chris Tomsett
This research expedition aimed to undertake a complete structural glaciological analysis of Fjallsjökull, an active, calving glacier in south-east Iceland. Due to time and weather constraints, the tea Read more

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British Rolwaling Expedition

Ref: 19/37
November 2019
Ken Hopper, Simon Tietjen, Connor Holdsworth, Rich Lade and Will Rowland
During November, a British expedition travelled to the Rolwaling Himalaya where they established basecamp on the Ripimoshar Glacier. Their primary intention was a new route on Drangnag Ri. Following a Read more

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Topographic Catchment Assessment

Ref: 19/36
October 2019
Rebecca Stewart
The original objective of this expedition in the Bomi region of Tibet, was to create a catchment wide topographic survey of Glacier 24K that could assess the sediment cascade through the system. Follo Read more

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British Kangchung Expedition

Ref: 19/11
October - November 2019
Paul Ramsden and Jim Hall
The team had two objectives on the north faces of Kangchung Shar and Kangchung Nup, both of which have seen previous ascents via their south faces. Flying first from Kathmandu to Lukla, they then hike Read more