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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.


206 Expeditions found

Map of  Kyrgyzstan

Djenghi-Djer Expedition

Ref: 17/18
August - September 2017
Sally Hudson, Will Rowland, Simon Tietjen, James Cooper, Mark Chambers and Connor Holdsworth
The objective was first ascents of unclimbed peaks over 4,000m in the Djenghi-Djer mountains of Kyrgyzstan. The only previous expedition to the range in 2016 approached the range from the east, and... Read more
Map of  Kyrgyzstan

Borkoldoy Expedition

Ref: 17/23
August - September 2017
Neil Cox, Stuart Gillan, Tom Harding, Matt Lewis, David Lyons-Ewing, Scott Martin and Hannah Meinertzhagen
The principal objectives were attempts on two unclimbed peaks of about 5000m, and various smaller peaks in the range of 4,000-4,700m, in the Borkoldoy mountain range of southeast Kyrgyzstan. The... Read more
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British Shimshal Expedition

Ref: 17/24
August - September 2017
George Cave, Steve Carratt, Ross Davidson and Clay Conlon
The main objective was the first ascent of a 6,150m peak in the Gunj-e Dur glacier system, with other secondary objectives nearby. After a three-day walk in from Shimshal they established a base... Read more
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Kondus Valley

Ref: 17/13
July - September 2017
Graham Zimmerman, Chris Wright and Steve Swenson
The original objective was to be Link Sar but they were advised it was unlikely a permit would be granted. They subsequently changed their target to Muchu Chhish in the Bartura Group of the Pakistan... Read more
Map of  Norway

Braisvart Expedition

Ref: 17/36
July - August 2017
Paul Weber, Lauren Knight
A scientific expedition with an exploratory element, to find the best route through the Vesterdalen valley in Arctic Norway, which separates the western and eastern Svartisen icefields, and collect... Read more
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Gasherbrum IV Expedition

Ref: 17/15
June - July 2017
Bruce Normand, Billy Pierson and Marcos Costa
An attempt of a new route on the E face of Gasherbrum IV (7925m). From base camp twelve days were spent setting up a series of three camps on the route. The climb from camp two to camp three... Read more
Map of  Bolivia

APEX 5 – Altitude Research Expedition

Ref: 17/20
June 2017
University of Edinburgh
This was the latest in a series of scientific expeditions carrying out research into aspects of the human response to hypoxia. Blood samples were taken from a large team of student volunteers before... Read more
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Hispar Expedition

Ref: 17/42
June 2017
Peter Thompson and Aiden Laffey
The attempted first ascent of Machu, a 6630m peak in the Hunza Valley of the Pakistan Karakorum, by either the SW or W ridges from the Machu valley, or by the SE ridge from the Chaghuta valley. From... Read more
Map of  India

Glacial Melt on the Ganges River

Ref: 17/06
May - June 2017
Alexandra Winter-Billington, Michele Koppes, Surendra Badwal, Gajendra Badwal, Ramanchandra Shankar and Argha Banerjee
The objective was to carry out scientific research on the Satopanth Bamak Glacier. Experiments included ground penetrating radar survey of the rock debris that blankets the glacier, measurement of... Read more
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Boesam Pass Expedition

Ref: 17/11
May - July 2017
Tim Seers, James Lawson and Will Smith
The original objective was Yashkuk Sar II in the Chapursan valley, but the permit for this was not issued in time. An alternative in the Virjerab glacier was chosen but on arrival in Shimshal they... Read more