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Expedition Reports

The following notes summarise reports from the supported expeditions from 2009 to 2016. Reports can be refined by geographical area and purpose.

18 Expeditions found

Map of  Chile

Avellano Valley

Ref: 18/03
January 2018
Freja Shannon, Michelle O’Loughlin, Sasha Doyle
Recipients of both the Julie Tulis and Alison Chadwick awards, this team of three women travelled to The Avellano Valley in Northern Patagonia where they hoped to establish a new line on the Avenali... Read more
Map of  Peru

South West Face of Huaguruncho

Ref: 17/37
November 2017
James Monypenny and Harry Mcghie
The intended aim of the expedition was to climb the central spur of the SW face of Huaguruncho in Peru, a mountain first climbed by a team including George Band and Mike Westmacott in 1956. After... Read more
Map of  Bolivia

APEX 5 – Altitude Research Expedition

Ref: 17/20
June 2017
University of Edinburgh
This was the latest in a series of scientific expeditions carrying out research into aspects of the human response to hypoxia. Blood samples were taken from a large team of student volunteers before... Read more
Map of  Chile

Tower of Paine Expedition

Ref: 17/05
January 2017
Calum Muskett, Tony Stone and Tom Livingstone
The primary objective was the first ascent of a new route on the S face of the South Tower of Paine. They reached the base of the face, but did not climb a single pitch due to bad weather, heavy and... Read more
Map of  Argentina

Patagonia Expedition

Ref: 17/09
January - February 2017
Peter Graham and Uisdean Hawthorn
Objectives were various first ascents on peaks in the Fitzroy massif, Patagonia. The team was based in Chaltén for two months but due to the particularly bad weather they were not able to attempt... Read more
Map of  Argentina


Ref: 15/23
December 2015 - January 2016
Tom Ripley, Matt Burdekin and Polly Harmer
A party of three led by Tom Ripley attempting routes on Aguga CAT and Aguja Bifida. After unsuccessful attempts on the California Route and the Afanassieff ridge on Fitzroy, they repeated the... Read more
Map of  Bolivia

Nameless Peaks of the Andes

Ref: 15/28
August -September 2015
Suzie Imber and Maximo Kausch
This expedition made use of a digital elevation model of the Andes developed by the Earth Observation Science Department of the University of Leicester. This enabled them to identify all mountains... Read more
Map of  Chile

Avellano Towers

Ref: 15/02
December 2014 - January 2015
David Brown, John Crook, Will Harris and Andy Reeve
A party of four, with the principal objective the NE Face of the southernmost Avellano Tower. The approach was by air to Balcamada, crossing the \Lago General Carrera, and then using packhorses to a... Read more
Map of  Argentina

San Lorenzo East Face

Ref: 14/19
September - October 2014
Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey
The objective was the unclimbed East Face of San Lorenzo, a 3706m peak on the Chile/Argentina border just north of the Perito Moreno National Park. They arranged to ship their gear in advance by... Read more
Map of  Bolivia

APEX 4 Bolivia

Ref: 14/16
June - July 2014
Ailsa Angharad-Campbell, Alex Christides, Alice Ojeda, Alistair Rocke, Arabella Kennard, Calum Stannett, Cameroyn Richardson, Charlotte Bentley, Chris Graham, Eilidh Potter, Eleanor Dow, Eleanor Lee, Ellie Dickson, Ellie Heath, Gordon Paterson, Guido Peles, Harry Newmark, Mhairi Leeson, Millie Wood, Nandesh Patel, Rob Gilhespy, Sandy Jackson, Shona Main (leader), Stewart Rodney, Tom Beddis, Wayne Pringle, and Xu Teo
The objectives were to collect physiological and genetic data from young healthy volunteers at low, moderate, and high altitude in order to gain insight into the process of acclimatisation. The... Read more