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Expedition Reports

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


84 Expeditions found

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British Foraker Traverse 1997

May 1997
Geoff Hornby with Tom Nonis of the USA
<p>Having planned to make the first traverse of Mts Crosson and Foraker from north to south, this team was disappointed on arrival in Alaska to find that two local climbers had just beaten them to it. Read more
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British Thunder Mountain & Mount Hunter 1997

May - June 1997
Paul Ramsden with Jim Hall and Nick Lewis
<p>After five attempts on the Central Spur of Thunder Mountain (c 3,350m) this team switched its attention to the gully line on the left, which was climbed in a continuous 42-hour round trip. The rout Read more
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Alaskan Walls 1997

May - June 1997
Jerry Gore with Silvo Karo from Slovenia
<p>After a week of high standard rock climbing in Yosemite, this pair flew into Ruth Gorge to find it unseasonably warm. As a result, attempts on the S Face of Mt Bradley, 2,774m, and the S Face of M Read more
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British-Canadian St Elias 1998

July - August 1998
Dr Alun Hubbard with Jeremy Frimer & David Hildes from Canada, John Millar from the UK and David Persson from Sweden
<p>The team climbed Mount SE Macaulay, 4,420m, the highest unclimbed peak in Canada. Three of the team were flown in to the Trapridge Glacier to rendezvous with Hubbard and Hildes who had been carryin Read more
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Hubbard Glacier Mountaineering

May - June 1999
Dr Paul Knott with Ade Miller
<p>Mt Vancouver, 4,812m, one of the major peaks in the Yukon, has apparently not yet had a British ascent, so this two-man team set out to remedy the situation. Their attempt, via the East Rib, proved Read more
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British Baffin Island 1999

May - June 1999
Mike (Twid) Turner with Jerry Gore, Shaun Hutson and Louise Thomas
<p>This was the first team of British climbers to visit the Stewart Valley in the Great Eastern Fjords of Baffin Island - 'more impressive than Yosemite'! Bad weather - snow on 27 days out of 31 - had Read more
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British Police Alaskan

May 1999
Jonathan Wakefield with Geoff Hornby, Mike Smith and Paul Vardon
<p>After landing on Cathedral Glacier (bordering Canada and the USA), this team felt that of all the peaks in the area, South Kennedy was the most attractive peak, so decided to concentrate on it. How Read more
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Lightning Spur '99

May - June 1999
Sandy Britain with Dave Green
<p>The Central or 'Lightning' Spur is a very attractive line on the S Face of Thunder Peak (3,328m), but so far it has repulsed all attempts to climb it. Using a combination of mixed/big wall/capsule/ Read more
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Mt Hunter N Buttress 1999

May - June 1999
Andy Parkin
<p>On arrival in Anchorage, Parkin's intended companion received bad news, so returned home, leaving him to continue alone. The originally intended route on the left (E) side of the N Buttress of Mt H Read more
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British Alaska Alpine Fest

April - May 1999
Dave Wills with Dan Donovan
<p>This pair planned to make the first ascent of the N Face of Thunder Mountain, 3,328m, and the first ascent of the W Buttress of Mt Hunter, 4,442m. However, on the former, they were forced to retrea Read more