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Success for Turner and Thomas on Kichatna Spire

Mike ‘Twid’ Turner and Mark Thomas have established a new route on the East Face of Kichatna Spire in Alaska. Read more

Update: Funding Applications for 2022 and Beyond

Applications are now closed for expeditions taking place in 2022 with the exception of those beginning in December 2022. Applications for 2023 are now Read more

MEF Statement on the Death of HRH Prince Philip

The Mount Everest Foundation is saddened to hear of the death of our Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, this morning. T Read more

Applications Open for 2021 Expedition Funding

The MEF are now accepting funding applications for their January 31st 2021 deadline - supporting expeditions from mid-April 2021 onwards. Read more

New MEF Criteria Come into Place for Funding of Scientific Expeditions

The MEF is pleased to announce that in keeping with its central aim of encouraging and supporting expeditions for exploration and research in the moun Read more

MEF Appoints New Management and Screening Committee Secretary

On the 3rd of November 2020, the Management Committee of the MEF was delighted to confirm Tom Richardson as Joint Secretary of the Management and Scre Read more

£100,000 worth of MEF expedition grants on hold

As a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, unfortunately all grant payments have been placed on hold until expeditions can meet 3 key criteria. Read more

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