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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.

23 Expeditions found

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Interdisciplinary South Pole Innovation & Research Expedition (INSPIRE 22)

Ref: 22/03
November 2022 - January 2023
Professor Chris Imray and team
The aim of this scientific expedition was to build on the work that has already come out of the MEF-supported metabolic research registry, GPAMrr, by assessing the metabolic tariff imposed on both mal Read more

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Spectre Trans-Antarctic Expedition

Ref: 17/01
December 2017 - January 2018
Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon
The primary objective of this ambitious expedition was to carry out technical Alpine-style first ascents in the Organ Pipe Peaks in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica, the most southerly rock spir Read more

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Alpine Club Antarctic 2013

Ref: 13/01
January 2013
Dr Phil Wickens with Ms Hannah Baker, Dr Derek Buckle, Jamie Goodhart & Mike Pinney from UK plus Stefan Jachmich from Germany & Bjorn Riis-Johannessen from Norway
Very few people have landed in the Beascochea Bay and Leroux Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula, so the area is largely unexplored and hence ideal for an MEF supported expedition. Sailing from Ushuaia on Read more

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British South Georgia 2013

Ref: 13/18
October - November 2013
Julian Freeman-Attwood and Ed Douglas
This team sailed 1300km from Port Stanley to King Haakon Bay on Pelagic Australis, to act as unpaid guides to 5 non-climbers hoping to repeat the ‘Shackleton Traverse’ of 1916. They then planned to at Read more

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British Ulvetanna Big Wall 2012/13

Ref: 13/04
December 2012 - January 2013
Leo Houlding with Alastair Lee, Jason Pickles & Chris Rabone from UK plus Sean Leary from USA & David Reeves from South Africa
Ulvetanna (Norwegian for Wolf’s Tooth, 2931m) in the Fenriskjetften Range of Queen Maud Land had received four previous ascents, but this was the first team to attempt its 1750m NE Ridge: they also pl Read more

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British Graham Land 2007

Ref: 07/04
January - February 2007
Paul Josse, Steve Brown, Mark Davidson, Mike Winters, John Venier & Terje Lokken
This was a combined sailing and mountaineering expedition, which used Pelagic (under Alec Hazell) to sail from Punta Williams in Chile to Graham Land in the Antarctic Peninsula, where they aimed to ex Read more

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British Antarctic Peninsula 2005

Ref: 05/11
December 2004 - March 2005
Phil Wickens with Alan Geer, Alastair Gunn, Tim Hall, Alun Hubbard, Andy Kerr, and Colin Souness plus Nico L'Homme from France/Poland
This team sailed from S America on Alun Hubbard's yacht Gambo to Anvers Island, where they hoped to complete a traverse of Mt Francais (2825m) via its SE and NE ridges. A 1,000m new line on the SE fac Read more

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Antarctic Convergence Zone

Ref: 02/09
October 2001 - March 2002
Dr Alun Hubbard with Fraser Birnie, David Fasel, Penny Goddart, David Hildes, John Millar, Andy Mitchell, Grant Redvers, Elliot Robertson, Lena Rowat and Peter Taylor
In a voyage from New Zealand via Cape Horn totalling 15,000km, this team (which included representatives from Canada, NZ, Switzerland and the US, in addition to the UK) sailed to the Antarctic Peninsu Read more

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British Cape Renard Tower 2000

Ref: 00/01
February - March 2000
Julian Freeman-Attwood with Crag Jones and Skip Novak
The ascent of the N Face of this 747m tower (actually a separate island) on the edge of Antarctica has become something of an obsession for this three-man team, despite the major logistical problems e Read more

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Pelagic Antarctic 1996

Ref: 96/01
January - Match 1996
Julian Freeman-Attwood with Caradoc Crag Jones
Although only c750m high, the impressive Cape Renard Towers (aka 'Una's Tits') more than make up for this by their remoteness. The journey from Tierra del Fuego to Antarctica was made on the sailing v Read more