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.

158 Expeditions found

Map of  Argentina


December 2015 - January 2016
Tom Ripley, Matt Burdekin and Polly Harmer
A party of three led by Tom Ripley attempting routes on Aguga CAT and Aguja Bifida. After unsuccessful attempts on the California Route and the Afanassieff ridge on Fitzroy, they repeated the... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Far West Nepal

Ref: 15/10
October 2015
Mick Fowler, Paul Ramsden, Steve Burns and Ian Cartwright
To make the first ascent of Gave Ding (6571m) via the North Face, followed if practical, by a ridge traverse to Lachama Chuli (6721m). Fowler and Ramsden reached the summit of Gave Ding via the... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Investigating Mass Loss Processes on Khumbu Glacier

Ref: 15/21
October - November 2015
Ann Rowan, Duncan Quincey, Scott Watson and Owen King
The objectives were to study how the Khumbu Glacier is responding to climate change. There was concern about the impact of the earthquakes in the area earlier in the year, but trails had been mostly... Read more
Map of  Nepal


Ref: 16/02
October - November 2015
Will Harris and Jon Gupta
The original objectives were to attempt an unclimbed line on Pharilapcha North Face, and a secondary target of Chhuphu in the Thame valley. They acclimatised on Lobuche East, and then, finding the... Read more
Map of  India

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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Tangra Tower

Ref: 15/29
September - October 2015
James Monypenny and Max Fisher
An attempt on the unclimbed Tangra Tower (5620m) in the Khane valley, Pakistan Karakorum. They travelled by road from Delhi to Skardu, where they purchased supplies, and set up their base camp in... Read more
Map of  Kyrgyzstan


Ref: 15/24
September - October 2015
Emily Ward, Mikael Abrahamsson, Harry McGie and Heather Swift
Pik Cosmos is the second highest mountain in the Western Kok-shal Too in Kyrgyzstan. The objective was a new route on the N face. After an eventful and extended journey from Bishkek, interrupted by... Read more
Map of  Bolivia

Nameless Peaks of the Andes

August -September 2015
Suzie Imber and Maximo Kausch
This expedition made use of a digital elevation model of the Andes developed by the Earth Observation Science Department of the University of Leicester. This enabled them to identify all mountains... 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
Map of  Kyrgyzstan

Southern Fergana

Ref: 15/05
August - September 2015
Paul Josse, John Venier, Peter Nugent, Gabriel Oliver, and Peter Duguid
The original objective was exploration of the Eastern end of the Southern Fergana Range in Kyrgyzstan, with first ascents of peaks in the range 4400m-4700m approached via the Kokbel valley. However... Read more