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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.

233 Expeditions found

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British Jugal Expedition 2022

Ref: 22/11
April - May 2022
Paul Ramsden and Tim Miller
The idea for this expedition was born when Ramsden, who was browsing satellite imagery during a Covid-19 lockdown, spotted an impressive North face in the Jugal Himal. Further research revealed that, Read more

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British Ganglung Kangri Expedition 2022

Ref: 22/06
September - October 2022
Nick Colton, Ed Douglas, Julian Freeman-Attwood
After obtaining their permits in Kathamndu, the expedition team flew to Simikot from where they began the long trek into basecamp. The journey took eight days, during which the weather was consistentl Read more

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British Rolwaling Expedition

Ref: 19/37
November 2019
Ken Hopper, Simon Tietjen, Connor Holdsworth, Rich Lade and Will Rowland
During November, a British expedition travelled to the Rolwaling Himalaya where they established basecamp on the Ripimoshar Glacier. Their primary intention was a new route on Drangnag Ri. Following a Read more

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British Kangchung Expedition

Ref: 19/11
October - November 2019
Paul Ramsden and Jim Hall
The team had two objectives on the north faces of Kangchung Shar and Kangchung Nup, both of which have seen previous ascents via their south faces. Flying first from Kathmandu to Lukla, they then hike Read more

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British Ardang Expedition

Ref: 19/38
October - December 2019
Emily Ward and Mark Bielby
After waiting out a few days' storm at their first planned objective on peaks south of Nying Khola, the team ultimately decided to move on rather than wait for more settled weather. They hiked over to Read more

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Lachama Khola Expedition

Ref: 19/12
September - October 2019
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Lorna Earl, Mike Fletcher, Steve Humphries and Nick King
Between September and October, six Alpine Club members travelled to Lachama Valley in the Changla Himal, which they reached by hiking from the town of Simikot. They made their first base camp at the c Read more

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Himal Chuli Glacier, Manaslu Expedition

Ref: 19/02
September 2019
Anne Stefaniak, Benjamin Robson and Asha Rai
The scientifically-focused expedition planned to test a number of theories on the formation of supraglacial ponds on the Himal Chuli glacier. During September the expedition departed for Manaslu from Read more

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Glacial Drainage Systems on the Langtang Glacier

Ref: 19/24
April - May 2019
Catriona Fyffe, Evan Miles, Marin Kneib, Simone Jola, Mike McCarthy, Alban Planchat and Reeju Shrestha
The team trekked initially from Syafrubesi to their Morimoto base camp over six days and once there set about undertaking their research. Their objectives were twofold: firstly to determine the struct Read more

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British Takphu Himal Expedition

Ref: 18/15
October 2018
Ed Douglas, Nick Colton, Bruce Normand, Christof Nettekoven and Julian Freeman-Attwood
Conditions in the Takphu Himal area were unseasonably cold for the post-monsoon season. The team’s objective was any unclimbed 6000m in the group and upon arrival at base camp the first ascent was mad Read more

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Mulung Tokpo Expedition

Ref: 18/10
August - September 2018
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Mike Fletcher, Adele Long, Gus Morton & Tony Westcott
After establishing base camp at the foot of the Mulung Glacier, the team ventured further in search of ABC. Establishing this at 5085m, they decided to switch from their original M15 objective due to Read more