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Expedition Reports

The following notes summarise reports from the supported expeditions from 2009 to 2019. Reports can be refined by geographical area and purpose.


37 Expeditions found

Map of  Nepal

Glacial Drainage Systems on the Langtang Glacier

Ref: 19/24
April - May 2019
Catriona Fyffe, Evan Miles, Marin Kneib, Simone Jola, Mike McCarthy, Alban Planchat and Reeju Shrestha
The team trekked initially from Syafrubesi to their Morimoto base camp over six days and once there set about undertaking their research. Their objectives were twofold: firstly to determine the... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Lachama Khola Expedition

Ref: 19/12
September - October 2019
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Lorna Earl, Mike Fletcher, Steve Humphries and Nick King
Between September and October, six Alpine Club members travelled to Lachama Valley in the Changla Himal, which they reached by hiking from the town of Simikot. They made their first base camp at the... Read more
Map of  Nepal

British Kangchung Expedition

Ref: 19/11
October - November 2019
Paul Ramsden and Jim Hall
The team had two objectives on the north faces of Kangchung Shar and Kangchung Nup, both of which have seen previous ascents via their south faces. Flying first from Kathmandu to Lukla, they then... Read more
Map of  Nepal

British Ardang Expedition

Ref: 19/38
October - December 2019
Emily Ward and Mark Bielby
After waiting out a few days' storm at their first planned objective on peaks south of Nying Khola, the team ultimately decided to move on rather than wait for more settled weather. They hiked over... Read more
Map of  Nepal

British Rolwaling Expedition

Ref: 19/37
November 2019
Ken Hopper, Simon Tietjen, Connor Holdsworth, Rich Lade and Will Rowland
During November, a British expedition travelled to the Rolwaling Himalaya where they established basecamp on the Ripimoshar Glacier. Their primary intention was a new route on Drangnag Ri. Following... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Himal Chuli Glacier, Manaslu Expedition

Ref: 19/02
September 2019
Anne Stefaniak, Benjamin Robson and Asha Rai
The scientifically-focused expedition planned to test a number of theories on the formation of supraglacial ponds on the Himal Chuli glacier. During September the expedition departed for Manaslu... Read more
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British Takphu Himal Expedition

Ref: 18/15
October 2018
Ed Douglas, Nick Colton, Bruce Normand, Christof Nettekoven and Julian Freeman-Attwood
Conditions in the Takphu Himal area were unseasonably cold for the post-monsoon season. The team’s objective was any unclimbed 6000m in the group and upon arrival at base camp the first ascent was... Read more
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Mulung Tokpo Expedition

Ref: 18/10
August - September 2018
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Mike Fletcher, Adele Long, Gus Morton & Tony Westcott
After establishing base camp at the foot of the Mulung Glacier, the team ventured further in search of ABC. Establishing this at 5085m, they decided to switch from their original M15 objective due... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Dye-tracing on Khumbu Glacier

Ref: 18/02
April - May 2018
Aberystwyth University
Whilst glacial debris, supraglacial (surface) ponds, and bare-ice ice cliffs have all been relatively well studied in relation to meltwater flow on glaciers, less is know about how the meltwater is... Read more
Map of  Nepal

Glaciological Modeling Khumbu Glacier

Ref: 18/17
April - May 2018
Dr Martin Kirkbride, Dr Ann Rowan, Dr Duncan Quincey, Dr Evan Miles, Prof Bryn Hubbard, Josephine Hornsey and Katie Miles
The team from University of Dundee travelled to Khumbu to undertake data collection that could support theories of glaciological modeling produced by Dr Rowan. The data they collected included... Read more