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Expedition Reports

The following notes summarise reports from recent supported expeditions. Reports can be refined by geographical area and purpose.

76 Expeditions found

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1997 Scottish Torssuqatoq Spires

Ref: 97/28
July - August 1997
Pete Benson with Andy Benson, Kenton Cool and Al Powell
<p>The rock spires of Cape Farewell have become very popular with British climbers over recent years. After several flights and a boat trip from Nanortalik, this team set up Base Camp at the head of N Read more
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Scottish South Greenland 1997

Ref: 97/15
July - August 1997
Malcolm Thorburn with Douglas Campbell
<p>This two-man team planned to carry out a ski traverse across the ice cap from Sondre Sermilik Fjord to Narssarssuaq, making one-day first ascents of as many peaks as possible en route. However, bad Read more
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Renland, Greenland 2019

Ref: 19/08
June - July 2019
Tom Harding, Niall Newport, Cameron Ree and Neil Cox
<p>After overcoming initial delays due to excessive sea ice the team arrived at their desired venue (?) on Renland. They established successive mid and high camps further up the valley over 8 days. On Read more
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Baffin Island Ski Mountaineering

Ref: 98/08
April - May 1998
David Williams with Danny Baillie, Rodney Franklin, John Kentish, Ian McKirdy, Graham Rowe and Charles Turner
<p>This was an exploratory winter journey through the mountains of the Cumberland Peninsular to the E of Weasel Valley and N of Kingnait Fjord. By using specially adapted children's plastic sledges to Read more
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Durham University Svalbard 98

Ref: 98/34
June - August 1998
Iqbal Hamiduddin with Eleanor Haresign, Joe Langham and Rob Schindler plus Liv Stormhyr from Norway
<p>This was a scientific expedition undertaking a multifaceted study of the characteristics and long-term behaviour of two surge-type glaciers in Reindalen, Central Spitsbergen. A further study of ice Read more
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Greenland 1998 - In the Steps of Tilman

Ref: 98/29
June - September 1998
Rev Bob Shepton with Steve Marshall, Brian Newham and Annie Wilson plus Danuska Rycerz from Poland
<p>Before he was lost at sea in 1977, Bill Tilman had proved the practicality of combining climbing with sailing, particularly in Greenland. Following the same pattern, this team sailed - two for the Read more
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Cumbria East Greenland 1998

Ref: 98/21
July - August 1998
Steve Brailey with Pete Dawson, Ian Cousins, Chris Cookson, Colin Dulson, Jeff Haslam, Gwyn Lewis, Keith Miller and Dave Wilson
<p>The western end of the Lemon Mountains is rarely visited, so offers good opportunities for exploration and first ascents. From a base camp at 960m at the junction of the Cocker and Frederiksborg gl Read more
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British Kangerdlugssuaq 1998

Ref: 98/18
July - August 1998
Phil Bartlett with Brian Davison, Ken Findlay, Helen Geddes, John Hudson, Pete Nelson, Graham Robinson and Dave Wilkinson
<p>The leader of this team had visited the east coast of Greenland in 1990 and 1992, and the present expedition was to the gap between areas previously visited. The declared intention was 'to explore Read more
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British Greenland

Ref: 98/12
July 1998
Tony Penning with Ian Parsons plus Bob Honey as BC support
<p>This was a lightweight expedition to the increasingly popular Tasermiut Fjord area of Southern Greenland, inhabited by Vikings 1,000 years ago. Like them, this team sailed into the area, but at a r Read more
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SMC Greenland 1998

Ref: 98/11
May 1998
Stephen Reid with John Bickerdike, Colwyn Jones, John Peden, Jonathan Preston, Chris Ravey, Colin Read and Brian Shackleton
<p>The main objective of this team was the first ascent of the S Ridge of Dansketinde, 2,930m (the highest peak in the Staunings Alps), but just before they were to attempt it, 36cm of snow fell, putt Read more