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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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British Sepu Kangri 1998

Ref: 98/44
August - October 1998
Chris Bonington with Graham Little, Scott Muir, Elliot Robertson and Victor Saunders plus Martin Belderson, Dr Charles Clarke, Greig Cubitt, Jim Curran and Rob Franklin as support/film crew
<p>Before the main body of this expedition attempted the principal objective of making the first ascent of Sepu Kangri, 6,956m, in the eastern Nyenchen Tanglha (sometimes known as Nyangla-Qen-Tangla S Read more
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China Connection '97

Ref: 97/50
December 1997
Andy Eavis with Tom Chapman, Steven Clarkson, Paul Flynn, Peter Hall, Gavin Newman, Kevin Senior, Kenny Taylor and Joe Walls
<p>This is a continuation of the 'China Caves' programme that has been supported by the MEF over several years. This time the team selected what was supposed to be the 'dry season' for their attempt t Read more
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Kangchenjunga Medical 1998

Ref: 98/47
August - November 1998
Dr Simon Currin with a scientillc team consisting of Dr David Collier, Dr Andy Pollard, Dr Jim Milledge, 12 research project leaders and a large party of trekkers, plus a climbing team led by Chris Comerie with Ian Arnold, Mark Bryan, Gordon Dalgarno, Chris Howarth, Ian Miller & David Turton
<p>This was a follow-up to the British Mount Everest Medical Expedition (94/01) which put two climbers on the summit and collected a wealth of medical data, as well as determining the best way of disp Read more
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British Drohmo/Janak

Ref: 98/36
April - May 1998
Julian Freeman-Attwood with Lindsay Griffin, Skip Novak and Doug Scott from the UK plus Nawang Karsang, Norbu Zangbu and Sherpa Zangbu from Nepal
<p>With a base camp at 4,650m on the yak pastures of Lhonak, Camp 1 (Rock Camp) was established at 5,180m on the south side of Drohmo, 6,850m, from which the glacier leading to the S Face was explored Read more
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Trans Himalayan River

Ref: 98/24
October - November 1998
Dr Richard Johnson with Ian Bartlett and John Law plus Gokal Nakarmi and Gauri Ranna from Nepal
<p>This expedition aimed to undertake the first 'benchmark' survey of the Himalayan environment by following the Arun River from the Tibetan plateau to the edge of the Ganges plain. However, the cross Read more
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International Kangchenjunga 1998

Ref: 98/16
March - June 1998
Dr Ginette Harrison with Jonathan Pratt (UK) Tim Horvath, Gary Pfisterer & Chris Shaw (USA) and Paul Malo (Canada)
<p>Kangchenjunga, at 8,586m, is the third highest mountain in the world, but has received significantly fewer ascents than its big brothers. In fact, until this expedition to the North Face, no woman Read more
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Irish Nepal Himalayan 1998

Ref: 98/09
March - June 1998
Kieran O'Hara with Tomas Aylward, Seaghan Brogan, Robbie Fenlon, Garth Henry, Malcolm McNaught plus Nepalis Dana Bahadur Rai & Karma Sherpa
<p>The original aim of this team was to attempt new routes on more than one peak in the Kangchenjunga area, but with an eight-day delay in the receipt of freight at Kathmandu, they decided to focus al Read more
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Caving in the Abode of the Snows VI

Ref: 98/51
February - March 1998
Simon Brooks with Aniette Becher, Tony Boycott, Jenni Brooks, Ian Chandler, Tony Jarratt, Brian Johnson, Andy Tyler
<p>Together with cavers from Germany, Switzerland and an Indian-based group, this team paid a return visit to the State of Meghalaya in NE India, where they have been carrying out a programme of explo Read more
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Parbati South

Ref: 98/41
August - October 1998
Rob Collister with John Cousins plus Helen Berry and Gill Cousins in support
<p>Having made the first - and possibly the only - ascent of Parbati South (aka Pt. 6128m) in the Kullu 25 years ago, Collister hoped to climb its SW Ridge, which has defeated him and several other te Read more
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British Meru East Face

Ref: 98/31A
May - June 1998
Julie-Ann Clyma with Roger Payne
<p>Although the IMF had given permission for this team to attempt the highest peak in Himachal Pradesh (Reo Purgyil, 6,816m), following a week in which nuclear tests had been carried out, this was rev Read more