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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.

46 Expeditions found

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Alpine Climbing Group 2018 Borkoldoy Expedition

Ref: 18/30
July – August 2018
Aaron Tregellis Hodgson, Tom Greenham, Thomas Simpson, Matthew Guy, Francis Tocher, Robbie Blease, Rowan Shand McIntosh and Joe Ramsay
<p>Based on reports from a previous expedition to the Borkoldoy range, the party had identified three principle objectives in an unexplored region to the South-West of Kainar Lake. </p><p>After arrivi Read more
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Sayan Mountains Expedition

Ref: 19/31
July - August 2019
James English, Megan Picken, Harry Williams, David Warnes, Dr Alexander Shchetnikov and Dr Ivan Filinov
<p>The expedition aimed to provide data to better understand past climatic conditions in the region using chironomids, diatoms and spheroidal carbonaceous particles. This required the extraction of tw Read more
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High-altitude cryosphere processes

Ref: 19/19
August 2019
​​Dr Joel Fiddes, Dr Simon Allen and Mark Witcomb
<p>The research project aimed to fill a vital knowledge gap regarding permafrost in the high mountain environments of Asia, a topic of growing importance in light of climate change. While much is know Read more
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KMC Western Zaalaisky Expedition

Ref: 19/18
August - September 2019
Andy Stratford, Steve Graham, Emily Thompson, Andy Vine, Jared Kitchen and Stuart Hurworth
<p>Six members of the Karabiner Mountaineering Club travelled to the little explored Western Zaalaisky region of Kyrgyzstan with the aim to ascend unclimbed peaks and gain greater insight for future e Read more
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Western Torugart Too Expedition

Ref: 19/09
August - September 2019
Derek Billings, Robin Ohlssen, Dave Ryan, Rob Hughes-Games, Jenna Hughes-Games
<p>Following information from Pat Littlejohn about unclimbed peaks in the Altai, Pamir and Tien Shan ranges, the team opted to look in more detail at the western area of the Torugart Too Range. The ar Read more
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Ski The Pamir

Ref: 19/05
May 2019
Ryan Taylor, Elliot Smith, Peter Biskind and William Saunders
<p>The objective of the expedition was to make a number of ski descents close to the village of Jilandi. After gaining permits locally, the team travelled by 4x4 to Jilandi and arranged assistance to Read more
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Derjchy Glacier Expedition

Ref: 18/27
July 2018
David Bird, German Dector-Vega, Charley Hinds, Dante Makin, Dave Milner, Amelia Powys, Isobel Stoddart and Luke Travis
<p>The team had the main objective of exploring the 4000m peaks around the Derjchy valley. Approaching from Bokonbaevo by truck, the team set their initial camp before establishing base camp at 3000m Read more
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Belgorka Valley

Ref: 18/28
June - August 2018
Samuel Gillan, Alex Hyde, Tom Drysdale, Louise Reddy and Calum Sowden
<p>Alongside investigating the effects of climate change on </p><p>Fedorovich Glacier, the team also had the aims to provide educational training in first aid, photography and glacial re Read more
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At-Bashi Expedition

Ref: 18/01
January - February 2018
Marian Krogh, Nicole Mesman and Gabrielle Degagne
<p>After setting their primary objective to ski traverse the central At Bashi range, the team also hoped to ascend and ski three unnamed 4000m peaks. They found however that many areas they expected t Read more
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Borkoldoy Expedition

Ref: 17/23
August - September 2017
Neil Cox, Stuart Gillan, Tom Harding, Matt Lewis, David Lyons-Ewing, Scott Martin and Hannah Meinertzhagen
<p>The principal objectives were attempts on two unclimbed peaks of about 5000m, and various smaller peaks in the range of 4,000-4,700m, in the Borkoldoy mountain range of southeast Kyrgyzstan. The te Read more