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Summer Alpine 65

Kyrgyzstan Faces 2022

This year ISM celebrated 25yrs of expedition climbing in Kyrgyzstan, with a fantastic trip to the Fergana Range in the…

26th October 2022
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ISM Virgin Peaks Expedition 2022 - Fergana Range, Kyrgyzstan

ISM trip report of our trip into the Fergana Range in the Tien Shan Mountains, Kyrgyzstan

25th October 2022
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Reflecting on my winter icefall climbing

Comfortably confined at home, I've enjoyed reflecting on my ice climbing season that’s just come to an end, with time…

15th April 2020
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The nuts

New Routes in the Canadian Rockies

Every day’s a road trip, as we thread our way through the beautiful mountains of the Canadian Rockies in search…

6th April 2020
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The Art of Making Traditional Kyrgyz Bread!

Reflecting on a special day in the Pamir Mountains, Kyrgyzstan 2019

15th November 2019
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Summer Alpine 65

ISM Autumn Newsletter 2019

Our latest newsletter is out now. Please click the link below to read all the latest information.

8th October 2019
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ISM Virgin Peaks Expedition 2019 – The Pamir Mountains

ISM Trip Report of our trip into the Western Zaalaisky in the Pamir Mountains, Kyrgyzstan

2nd October 2019
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ISM Virgin Summits Expedition 2018 Trip Report

Areas visited - Bishkek, Western end of the At-Bashi Range in the Tien Shan, Tash Rabat, Son Kool Canyon and…

18th September 2018
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Amazing Panorama And Out Route

Wild Horses

The first ascent of an ice climb in the Canadian Rockies

22nd November 2017
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The Wild Side

An article Adrian Nelhams wrote for Climb Magazine (July/August Issue 139)

25th September 2017
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ISM Virgin Summits Expedition 2017 Trip Report

Areas visited: Central At-Bashi Range, Kashkaratash River Valley, Tien Shan also Tash Rabat and Son-Kul

25th September 2017
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ISM Kyrgyzstan (Pamirs) Virgin Summits Expedition 2016

Area visited – The Eastern Zaalay Range at the Eastern end of the Trans Alai Range.

23rd September 2016
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