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Expedition Reports

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

63 Expeditions found

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Challenge 8000 1997

Ref: 97/51
March - August 1997
Alan Hinkes
<p>Having climbed eight of the world's 8000m peaks, Hinkes planned to finish off the other six in one continuous expedition. Extremely generous sponsorship from Berghaus enabled him to 'buy into' othe Read more
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British Services Gimmigela 1997

Ref: 97/09
March - June 1997
Pat Parsons with Ted Atkins, Huan Davies, Bob Ewen, Larry Foden, Andy Gibson, Marty Hallett, Paul Hart, Bert Lane, Pea Peacock, Rob Magowan, Dave Sheridan, Callum Weeks and Tug Wilson
<p>When this expedition was first proposed, Gimmigela, 7,350m, (aka 'The Twins') in the NE corner of Nepal had never been climbed. It was therefore a huge disappointment that it received two ascents b Read more
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Kangchenjunga Medical 1998

Ref: 98/47
August - November 1998
Dr Simon Currin with a scientillc team consisting of Dr David Collier, Dr Andy Pollard, Dr Jim Milledge, 12 research project leaders and a large party of trekkers, plus a climbing team led by Chris Comerie with Ian Arnold, Mark Bryan, Gordon Dalgarno, Chris Howarth, Ian Miller & David Turton
<p>This was a follow-up to the British Mount Everest Medical Expedition (94/01) which put two climbers on the summit and collected a wealth of medical data, as well as determining the best way of disp Read more
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British Drohmo/Janak

Ref: 98/36
April - May 1998
Julian Freeman-Attwood with Lindsay Griffin, Skip Novak and Doug Scott from the UK plus Nawang Karsang, Norbu Zangbu and Sherpa Zangbu from Nepal
<p>With a base camp at 4,650m on the yak pastures of Lhonak, Camp 1 (Rock Camp) was established at 5,180m on the south side of Drohmo, 6,850m, from which the glacier leading to the S Face was explored Read more
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Trans Himalayan River

Ref: 98/24
October - November 1998
Dr Richard Johnson with Ian Bartlett and John Law plus Gokal Nakarmi and Gauri Ranna from Nepal
<p>This expedition aimed to undertake the first 'benchmark' survey of the Himalayan environment by following the Arun River from the Tibetan plateau to the edge of the Ganges plain. However, the cross Read more
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International Kangchenjunga 1998

Ref: 98/16
March - June 1998
Dr Ginette Harrison with Jonathan Pratt (UK) Tim Horvath, Gary Pfisterer & Chris Shaw (USA) and Paul Malo (Canada)
<p>Kangchenjunga, at 8,586m, is the third highest mountain in the world, but has received significantly fewer ascents than its big brothers. In fact, until this expedition to the North Face, no woman Read more
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Irish Nepal Himalayan 1998

Ref: 98/09
March - June 1998
Kieran O'Hara with Tomas Aylward, Seaghan Brogan, Robbie Fenlon, Garth Henry, Malcolm McNaught plus Nepalis Dana Bahadur Rai & Karma Sherpa
<p>The original aim of this team was to attempt new routes on more than one peak in the Kangchenjunga area, but with an eight-day delay in the receipt of freight at Kathmandu, they decided to focus al Read more
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Ref: 00/37
April - May 2000
Sir Chris Bonington with Dr Rupert Bennet, Daniel Bonington and Gerald Bonington with Furtenjee Sherpa, plus James Bonington, Jude Bonington and Dave Hummerstone in support
<p>Although the area around Lhonak, WNW of Kangchenjunga, has been closed for some time, a permit was granted allowing exploration and attempts to be made on any peaks in the Danga area. Once there, i Read more
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British Chamar 2000

Ref: 00/24
September - November 2000
Tony Barton with John Allot, Tim Riley and Tom Wiggans plus Peter Berggren from Sweden
<p>Despite having a valid permit from the Nepalese Ministry of Tourism &amp; Civil Aviation to climb the West Face of Chamar, 7,187m, on arrival in the Sringi Khola, where they planned to establish a Read more
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Lobuche / Ama Dablam

Ref: 01/35
October - November 2001
Jules Cartwright with Jon Bracey, Sam Chinnery, Rich Cross, Ali Coull, Dave Hollinger, Owen Samuel and Andy Sharpe
<p>Although a new route on Lobuche, 6,100m, had been suggested as a 'warm-up' before attempting the main objective, on arrival in the area the team split into two, with Cartwright and Cross going stra Read more