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Ice Climbing Kit Check by Adrian Nelhams

The gritters have been out and I’ve been scraping my car at least 5 mornings this week, a sure sign…

1st December 2005
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Sun Rock on Sardinia by Adrian Nelhams

​Sardinia or Sardenja as the locals spell and pronounce it, is the second largest island in the Mediterranean -120km off…

17th November 2005
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ISM Virgin Peaks Expedition 05 by Pat Littlejohn

In September we ran our second ISM trip to the Central Borkoldoy region of the Tien Shan. Only one word…

17th November 2005
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ISM Central Borkoldoy Expedition - September 2005

The central area of the Borkoldoy range in SE Kyrgyzstan is a group of superb ‘alpine’ peaks which are well-defended…

5th September 2005
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Sandstone Towers in Ethiopia by Pat Littlejohn

Ethiopia is nothing like you imagine. Events like Band Aid and Live Aid have portrayed an image of famine and…

1st July 2005
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Heaven and Ice

Heaven, well that’s easy; Coat me in chocolate, roll me in a barrel of nuts, then feed me to a…

20th June 2005
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The Client’s Eye on the Guide Guy!

ISM is a TLA (three letter acronym) that connotes quality. For me, this was re-confirmed on the recent Canadian Ice…

20th June 2005
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Winter first ascents in Canada by Adrian Nelhams

Another great season icefall climbing in Switzerland is over, with a lot of ice formed and, as usual, very few…

20th June 2005
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ISM Central Borkoldoy Expedition - September 2004

The central area of the Borkoldoy range in SE Kyrgyzstan is a group of superb ‘alpine’ peaks (which are well-defended…

5th September 2004
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ISM - Virgin Peaks of the Tien Shan - 2003

The Borkoldoy range is a limestone massif situated north of the Dankova region of the West Kokshaal-Too. Apart from British…

21st September 2003
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ISM West Kokshaal-too Expedition, 2002

In early September an International School of Mountaineering expedition reached the West Kokshaal-Too range on the Kyrgyzstan/China border.

14th September 2002
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Mountain Info - High magazine, August 2000

Pat Littlejohn, assisted by two guides, Alain Delizee from Switzerland and Kyrgyzstan’s foremost commercial operator Vladimir Komissarov, organized his third…

1st October 2000
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