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Expedition Reports

The following notes summarise reports from recent supported expeditions. Reports can be refined by geographical area and purpose.


634 Expeditions found

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Hielo Norte 1998

Ref: 98/49
November 1998 - January 1999
Alun Hubbard with Nigel Topping, plus Paolo Cavagnetto and Lorenzo Nettuno from Italy
<p>This team made a 200Km north-south ski traverse across the Hielo Campo Norte (Chile) from Laguna San Rafael and its spectacular calving glacier and exiting via the Baker Channel where they were to Read more
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Ski The Pamir

Ref: 19/05
May 2019
Ryan Taylor, Elliot Smith, Peter Biskind and William Saunders
<p>The objective of the expedition was to make a number of ski descents close to the village of Jilandi. After gaining permits locally, the team travelled by 4x4 to Jilandi and arranged assistance to Read more
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Cambridge University MC Trans-AItai 1998

Ref: 98/33
July - August 1998
Rowland Barker with Hamish Downer, James Lassetter and Mark Stevenson plus Steven Carter in support
<p>This team of students selected the Korzhenevskiy Valley of the Trans-Altai range in the S of Kyrgyzstan (near the border with Tajikistan) for their first visit to the Greater Ranges. As far as they Read more
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Kyrgyzstan '97 - Ten First Ascents in the Tien Shan

Ref: 97/42
July - August 1997
Loic Jounot with Olivier Hymas, Pierre Hymas, Jan Kerner, and Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu
<p>In addition to achieving ten first ascents, the six students in this team planned to carry out some research on behalf of Imperial College Atmospheric Group. This involved measuring UV-B radiation Read more
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Baltar 1998

Ref: 98/43
July - August 1998
Duncan Hornby with Stephen Brooks, Gary Howell, Nick Shea and Burt Simmons
<p>This team hoped to find a good range of sub-6000m peaks accessible from the Baltar Glacier and its subsidiaries, and make first ascents of them. They explored the North-West and East Bar Glaciers, Read more
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1998 Scottish Savoia Kangri

Ref: 98/42
June - August 1998
Ruaridh Pringle with Nick Bullock, Jules Cartwright, Jamie Fisher, Alan Swann and Paul Schweizer plus Ewan Pringle in support
<p>Although located in the popular Baltoro area, Savoia Kangri (7,286m) apparently remains unclimbed: this team hoped to make the first ascent by a previously unattempted route on its SE face. With cl Read more
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North Wales Unclimbed Pakistan

Ref: 98/30
July - August 1998
Mike Turner with Elfyn Jones, Dai Lampard, Steve Mayers, Libby Peter and Louise Thomas
<p>The Nangma Valley is little visited by British climbers, but contains some excellent granite walls and unclimbed peaks. In a similar manner to 97/18 last year (during which they recced this area) a Read more
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Irish K2

Ref: 98/17
June - August 1998
Calvin Torrans with Eddie Cooper, Martin Dales, Paul Dunlop and lan Rea
<p>This team planned to start by climbing Broad Peak (8,047m), both as an objective in its own right and to assist in acclimatisation, before attempting the Abruzzi Ridge on K2 (8,611m). Cooper was su Read more
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British Sani Pakush 1998

Ref: 98/15
July - August 1998
AI Powell with Andy Benson, Kenton Cool and Rich Cross
<p>The West Buttress of Sani Pakush, 6,885m, at the west end of the Batura Wall, is comparable in stature to the N Ridge of Latok: as the peak had only received one previous ascent (by a German party Read more
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1998 British Distaghil Sar N Face

Ref: 98/14
June - July 1998
Jonathan Pratt with Dr Andrew Collins
<p>During a recce in 1997 this team picked out what appeared to be a feasible route on the unclimbed North Face of Distaghil Sar, 7,885m, in Hunza: this was their attempt to climb it. Unfortunately, t Read more