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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.

28 Expeditions found

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Arjuna Expedition

Ref: 17/16
September - October 2017
Ben Silvestre, Pete Graham and Uisdean Hawthorn
The objective was the S summit of Arjuna (6100m) via the arête of its W pillar. From the road head at Gulabgarh they walked in via Kijai nullah to base camp. They acclimatised on an unnamed peak... Read more
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Sumur Valley Expedition

Ref: 17/14
August - October 2017
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Jamie Goodhart, Rafal Malczyk and Howard Pollitt
The plan was to ascend the Sumur valley in Ladakh with the objective of exploring the complex glacier system at its head, and to climb one or more virgin peaks, before crossing to the Upper Rassa... Read more
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Glacial Melt on the Ganges River

Ref: 17/06
May - June 2017
Alexandra Winter-Billington, Michele Koppes, Surendra Badwal, Gajendra Badwal, Ramanchandra Shankar and Argha Banerjee
The objective was to carry out scientific research on the Satopanth Bamak Glacier. Experiments included ground penetrating radar survey of the rock debris that blankets the glacier, measurement of... Read more
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Sersank Expedition

Ref: 16/10
September - October 2016
Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders
Sersank is a 6050 m peak at the head of the Sural Valley in Himachal Pradesh. It was approached over the Rhotang Pass from Manali to Sural Butori, followed by a two day trek through the Sural Valley... Read more
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Jangpar Wall Expedition

Ref: 16/19
September - October 2016
Martin Moran, John Crook, Dave Sharp and Ian Dring
The main objective was to make an alpine ascent of the N Spur of the unclimbed Peak 5755 in the Miyar Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The approach was via Manali and the Rohtang Pass to the roadhead at... Read more
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Nubra Valley

Ref: 16/06
August - September 2016
Derek Buckle, Andrew Cook, Michael Cocker, Gus Morton and Knut Tonsberg
The expedition acclimatised in Leh before travelling to Tirit and a three day trek to base camp at Arganglas. This is near the bifurcation of the Rassa and Phonglas Glaciers, from which they planned... Read more
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Vishnugarh Darh Expedition

Ref: 16/30
May - June 2016
Susan Jensen, and Anindya (Raja) Mukherjee
Aiming for unclimbed peaks up to 6000m around the Panpatia Glacier in Garhwal, they approached via Josimath and a two day walk in. A Base Camp was established at 3815m, and an ABC at 4199m for... Read more
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Ref: 16/31
May - June 2016
Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham
After permission was refused for their first objective (Rimo III) they changed target to the NW Ridge of Gangstang (6163m) in the Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh. They drove via Manali to the... Read more
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Nanda Devi East

Ref: 15/20
September - October 2015
Martin Moran, Mark Thomas, Thomas Coney, Kenton Cool and David Morton
A very experienced team with the objective the first ascent of NE Ridge of Nanda Devi East, 7434m. A base camp was established at a height of 4275m at Bhital Gwar in the Lwan valley, and an advanced... Read more
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Tamasa Nala

Ref: 15/09
August - September 2015
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Gus Morton, Knut Tonsberg and Stewart Worsfold
Exploration of the upper reaches of the Korlomshe Tokpo, a valley to the west of the Tamasa Nala which flows south of Padam in Zanskar, and first ascents of one or more peaks. From Padam they first... Read more