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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.

43 Expeditions found

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Xtreme Everest Genotype Study

Ref: 05/15
2005 Onwards
Dr Hugh Montgomery, Dr Mike Grocott & Dr Julian Thompson
<p>This ongoing study, being carried out at the Centre for Aviation Space and Extreme Environmental Medicine (CASE), is integrally linked to the Caudwell Xtreme Everest Expedition, 07/01. It is intend Read more
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Kanti Himal

Ref: 07/02A
September - October 2007
Julian Freeman-Attwood, Nick Colton, Luke Hughes & Phil Wickens
<p>When permission for his intended 'McMahon Line 2007 Expedition' (MEFRef 07/02) was withdrawn due to internal political problems less than a week before departure, with no alternative Tibetan peak o Read more
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Caudwell Xtreme Everest

Ref: 07/01
March - June 2007
Dr Mike Grocott with Summit Climbing Team: Dr Sundeep Dhillon, Patrick Doyle, Paul Gunning, Nigel Hart, Chris Imray, Daniel Martin, Dr Roger McMorrow, Mick O'Dwyer & Dr Jeremy Windsor plus Support Climbing Team: Vijay Ahuja, Maryam Koshravi, Dr Denny Levett, Paul Richards & Andre Vercueil plus Climbing Filming Team: Michael (Charlie) Brown, Graham Hoyland, David Rasmussen & Jack Tankard plus Camp 2 Support: Simon Lowe & Araceli Seagara, plus 200 'volunteers'
<p>This was a complex medical research expedition studying the effects of altitude on the human body, in particular on the level of oxygen in arterial blood. More than 200 subjects were studied at a r Read more
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Ethnobotany Nepal Himalaya 2008

Ref: 08/11
July - September 2008
Paul Egan, Carol-Ann Cunningham, Marloes Eeftens & Cearúil Swords
<p>Working in conjunction with Tribhuvan University (Kathmandu), this multi-national group of scientists from the University of Aberdeen (one UK, two Irish and one Dutch) carried out a multi-disciplin Read more
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Khumbu Alpine Style 2008

Ref: 08/08
September - November 2008
Nick Bullock, Andy Houseman & Dave Noddings
<p>Bullock and Houseman planned to make the first ascent of the south summit (6,575m) of Peak 41 by climbing the steep west face, then traversing to the main summit before descending via the Slovenian Read more
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British Phari Lapcha (Machermo) 2008

Ref: 08/06
November 2008
James Thacker & Andrew Turner
<p>Phari Lapcha (aka Machermo, 6,017m) stands adjacent to the well-trodden route to Gokyo, and this pair hoped to climb a new route on the left-hand side of its north face. However, at approximately h Read more
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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
<p>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 str Read more
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Lachama Khola Expedition

Ref: 19/12
September - October 2019
Derek Buckle, Drew Cook, Lorna Earl, Mike Fletcher, Steve Humphries and Nick King
<p>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 th Read more
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British Kangchung Expedition

Ref: 19/11
October - November 2019
Paul Ramsden and Jim Hall
<p>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 h Read more
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British Ardang Expedition

Ref: 19/38
October - December 2019
Emily Ward and Mark Bielby
<p>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