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Expedition Reports

Every MEF-supported expedition is required to submit a report to the foundation. We have archived these reports so that they can be of use in research and the planning of future expeditions. Listed below are summary pages for every expedition that the MEF has supported with links to their complete expedition reports. Expeditions can be refined by geographical area and purpose, browsed using the map below or searched using the search box in the menu bar.


255 Expeditions found


Map of Expedition Reports

International North Sikkim Expedition 2023

Ref: 23/22
September - October 2023
Tom Davis-Merry, Thomas Simpson, Kasia Piatek, Ula Stopka-Farooqui, Sam Poletti, Elie Jaumin, Mr Mangal Singh, Mr Hira Singh, Mr Budda Tamang, Mr Motiram and Mr Roshan Chhetri
This large team travelled to the glacial system in the region of Brumkhangse (5635m), intending to make the first ascents of a number of 5000m objectives. Despite persistent poor weather, they succeed Read more

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Thalay Sagar 2023

Ref: 23/05
May - June 2023
Guy Buckingham, Keith Ball, Mike Pescod, Sunil Kanwal, Vivek Rai, Stanzin Sherpa, Santabir Sherpa and Samgiyal Sherpa
Having undertaken a successful expedition to the Gangotri in 2018, Buckingham was inspired to return in the hope of making the first ascent of the south-east ridge of Thalay Sagar (6904m). An attempt Read more

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British/Irish Barnaj II Expedition

Ref: 22/31
September - October 2022
Dave Sharpe, Will Harris, Callum Johnson, Tom Seccombe and Matt Glenn
Upon arrival at their basecamp in the Zanskar valley, this team found very dry conditions, the monsoon seemingly having failed to arrive. However, the very next day, 1-2ft of snow fell at basecamp, wi Read more

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Chiling II North Face Expedition 2022

Ref: 22/14
September - October 2022
Alex Mathie, Tim Elson and Innes Deans
Travelling from Leh, the expedition arrived at basecamp on 08 September. After establishing ABC at 4,500m, they reconnoitred their primary objective, Chiling II (6,253m), discovering that a recent lan Read more

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2022 East Karakoram Expedition

Ref: 22/07
September 2022
Derek Buckle, Jamie Goodhart, Steve Humphries, Steve Kempley and Howard Pollitt
In September 2022 five members of the Alpine Club travelled to India intent on eploring the Rassa Glacier and attempting the first ascent of one or more of the many 6,000m peaks that rise from it. Fly Read more

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British Chombu Expedition 2022

Ref: 22/04
April - May 2022
Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders
Having attempted this unclimbed peak twice in 2019, first in April and then in October, this pair returned in the hopes of finding better conditions in May. Despite promising signs upon their arrival, Read more

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British Chombu Expedition

Ref: 19/01
April 2019
Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders
The objective of the expedition was to make the first ascent of Chombu (6,362m) in north Sikkim. Negotiating the closely controlled access to Sikkim, the two climbers obtained permission to make an at Read more

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Anglo-New Zealand Kishtwar Expedition

Ref: 18/19
September - October 2018
Timothy Elson and Richard Measures
The team set themselves two potential objectives of the North Spur of Flat Top (6100m) and South West Face of Kishtwar Eiger (6000m). After setting base camp at Sattarchin they acclim Read more

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British Nanda Devi East Expedition

Ref: 18/24
September - November 2018
Dave Sharpe and John Crook
The objective of the expedition was to make a first ascent of the North East Ridge of Nanda Devi East which had previously been attempt in 2015 but Martin Moran and Mark Thomas. With Dave Sharpe alrea Read more

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British Kishtwar Expedition

Ref: 18/07
September - October 2018
Tom Livingstone, Will Sim and Uisdean Hawthorn
The team had an original objective on Barnaj I or II and note a couple of potential lines. After flying in to Leh and arriving at Hagshu base camp however, unseasonably heavy snow led Read more