Mount Everest Foundation
Supporting the exploratory

Founded in 1953, the Mount Everest Foundation (MEF) funds exploratory scientific and mountaineering objectives across the globe.

The Mount Everest Foundation was established as a registered Charity following the successful ascent of Everest in 1953, and is a continuing initiative administered jointly by the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society.

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News & Events

MEF grants for 2019 announced

The Mount Everest Foundation has awarded grants totalling over £75,000 for expeditions in 2019.

ANNUAL LECTURE: Spectre Expedition - to the end of the Earth

Leo Houlding will speak at the Royal Geographical Society on the 6th November 2018 about his recent expedition to climb The Spectre, Antarctica.

New website launch

We're pleased to reveal our new website. You can now search all the supported expeditions and see them on a map

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