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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.

259 Expeditions found

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Shimshal Expedition 2022

Ref: 22/30
August - September 2022
John Burgess and Rob Reynolds
Taking place two years later than originally planned, this expedition faced difficulties arriving in Hunza, but once there experienced little in the way of bureaucracy and had a more pleasant onward j Read more

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Muchu Chhish 2022

Ref: 22/29
August - September 2022
Murilo Gimenes Lessa and Stephen Ashworth
The world’s second highest unclimbed peak has had several suitors over recent decades, to which this pair now add their names. Travelling to Pakistan in August 2022, they encountered appalling conditi Read more

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Yawash Sar I-IV 2022 Expedition

Ref: 22/24
September - October 2022
Nicholas Hurndall Smith, Nigel Bassam, Tom Bell, Paul Winder, Ross Bell and Karim Hayat
This expedition hoped to make the first ascent of Yawash Sar I, a 6,258m peak which they accessed via the West Ghiddims Valley. Despite making three attempts on the peak; once by the south face which Read more

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British Slovenian Gasherbrum Expedition 2022

Ref: 22/16
July - August 2022
Tom Livingstone and Aleš Česen
This pair planned to attempt the SW ridge of Gasherbrum III but were forced to abort due to strong south-westerly winds. Believing that they might find more success (and shelter from the wind) on the Read more

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Virjerab Sar 2022

Ref: 22/08
June - July 2022
Peter Thompson, Philip De-Berger and Murilo Lessa
Having struggled to recruit porters for their approach to basecamp, the team was forced to split at Carpogoro with Thompson concluding that he would be unable to make the 26km carry to Virjerab Sar’s Read more

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Link Sar

Ref: 19/16
July - August 2019
Graham Zimmerman, Chris Wright, Steven Swenson and Mark Richey
This international team from New Zealand, the UK and USA travelled to the Kondus Valley with the objective of making the first ascent of Link Sar via the East Face. The team opted to fly initially fro Read more

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Sani Pakush Expedition

Ref: 19/28
July - August 2019
Peter Thompson and Philip De-Beger
With prior experience climbing on the northeast spur of Sani Pakush in 1998, Peter Thompson returned with Philip De-Beger to attempt a new alpine route on the northeast spur and east ridge in what wou Read more

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Shuwert Expedition

Ref: 18/32
September - October 2018
Peter Thompson and Philip De-Beger
This two person expedition had a primary objective of making a first ascent of any 6000m peaks around the East Shuwert Glacier. They set their initial base camp at the foot of East Shuwe Read more

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Broad Peak Expedition

Ref: 18/05
June - July 2018
Sandy Allan, Rick Allen, Kacper Tekieli and Stanislav Vrba
Following a 9 day approach, the team aimed to complete one of their two expedition objectives; either a new unclimbed line on the very steep and technical SW face of the central summit, or an attempt Read more

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Ultar Expedition

Ref: 18/25
May - June 2018
Bruce Normand, Tim Miller and Christian Huber
Arriving in late May, the team began by acclimatising on Muchuar Glacier and Batokshi Peak during the first ten days. Their main objective was to make the first ascent of the South East Pillar route o Read more