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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.

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Aberystwyth University Kamchatka

Ref: 11/21
August - September 2011
Colin Souness and Henry Patton (UK)
The Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia boasts 160 volcanoes, of which 29 are still active. Photographs of an ash covered glacier near to one of these – Klyuchevskaya Sopka (4721m) – show an inc Read more

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Cherskiy Mountains

Ref: 94/16
July - August 1994
Paul Knott with Michael Doyle, Simon Inger and John Kentish
As the first Westerners to visit these mountains in NE Siberia, this team had the area to itself and were able to achieve 7 first ascents of peaks approx 3,000m high. A pencilled line on a 1:500,000 p Read more

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British Altai Expedition

Ref: 88/07
July - August 1988
Mick Fowler with Philip Thomas, Duncan Tunstall and Paul Allison
Unusually bad weather prevented this four-man team from achieving their objective of a first ascent of the NE face of 20th October Peak (4,167m). Instead they climbed the N face of Ak-Ayuk (3,770m), B Read more

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British Caucasus Expedition

Ref: 86/23
July - August 1986
Michael Fowler with Victor Saunders, Margaret Urmston and William Simmonds
This four-member team succeeded in their objective of making the first ascent of the W face of the N peak of Ushba. In addition they explored the major valleys of the area with a view to making inform Read more

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Hadfield Allai Expedition

Ref: 84/20
July - August 1984
John Town and Shiona Dawson from Britain
John Town and Shiona Dawson made the first British ascent of Mount Bielukha (4,514m) in the Altai mountains of W Siberia, in company with 2 West German and 7 Russian climbers. The summit was reached o Read more