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Expedition Reports

The following notes summarise reports from the supported expeditions from 2009 to 2019. Reports can be refined by geographical area and purpose.

13 Expeditions found

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Topographic Catchment Assessment

Ref: 19/36
October 2019
Rebecca Stewart
<p>The original objective of this expedition in the Bomi region of Tibet, was to create a catchment wide topographic survey of Glacier 24K that could assess the sediment cascade through the system. Fo Read more
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British Minya Konka Expedition

Ref: 18/12
September - October 2018
Paul Ramsden and Nick Bullock
<p>The team aimed to make an ascent of the impressive line on Minya Konka’s South Face in the Daxue Range. After waiting and acclimatising for almost a whole month in base camp they made an attempt on Read more
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West Nainqentanglha Expedition

Ref: 16/07
September - October 2016
Paul Ramsden and Nick Bullock
<p>The initial objective was the North Buttress of Naiqentanglha Feng (7162m) in the West Nyainqentanglha range, to the North West of Lhasa. Their approach was from a roadhead between Damshung and Gua Read more
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Liushen Tag

Ref: 14/22
September 2014
John Town, Zaheer Durrani, Stefan Jachmich, Susan Jensen, Gus Morton, and Alison Stockwell
<p>An attempt on the unclimbed Liushen Tag (6595m) in the Kun Lun mountains in Xinjiang province, by its southern flank. The approach was by air via Urumchi to Hotan, and thence by road to Keria, Pulu Read more
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Tien Shan

Ref: 14/25
July - August 2014
Sam Thompson and Boris Korzh
<p>The main objective was the first ascent of the North Face of Khanjaylak I (5424m), with a secondary the Northwest Spur of Xuelian East, in the Xuelian Massif in the Chinese Tien Shan. The expeditio Read more
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Ref: 14/12
June - July 2014
Bruce Normand and Jesse Mease
<p>Normand and Mease shared logistics with German and Slovenian expeditions, but climbed independently. Their goal was the exploration of of mountains north of the Upper Shaksgam River in the Karakoru Read more
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Eren Habirga

Ref: 11/27
August-September 2011
John Town with Iwonna Hudowaka, Tadeusz Hudowski, Jerry Lovatt and Richard Wojtaszewski (UK)
<p>The Eren Habirga and Borohoru mountains form a heavily glaciated part of the Tien Shan, and stretch c.480km NW from near Urumchi to the Kazakhstan border. They contain more than 20 attractive peaks Read more
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Zhongdian Caving Expedition

Ref: 11/06
December 2010 - January 2011
Dr Hilary Greaves with Philip Rowsell & Mark Smith plus Timothy Bond
<p>The leader of this team of cave divers had visited the Zhongdian mountains of Yunnan on several previous occasions, but this time hoped that by diving resurgences in the Yangtse valley they might b Read more
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International Sichuan

Ref: 10/22a
October - November 2010
Dr Bruce Normand with Kyle Dempster from USA also Jean Annequin & Christian Trommsdorff from France and Gu Qizhi & Yan Dongdong from China
<p>When his planned expedition to Tibet (MEF Ref 10/22) was refused permission by the local authorities, this leader managed to organise an alternative trip to the Minya Konka area of Sichuan in recor Read more
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Chinese Tien Shan

Ref: 10/07
August - September 2010
Mick Fowler with Mike Morrison, Paul Ramsden and Rob Smith
<p>The Xuelian range lies in Xinjiang Province close to the borders of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, and although it forms a major part of the Chinese Tien Shan, it is little visited. The prime objective Read more