Trip Reports

BMG Guides Summer Rock 1

IFMGA British Mountain Guides Summer Rock 1 training course, held here in the Lakes District.
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ISM West Kokshal-Too Expedition

At the start of September we made the now familiar trip via Naryn to the Kokshal range and established base camp at the delightful lake below the west side of the Navlikin Glacier.
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The Dolomites Ski Safari

Every time I drive back to the Dolomites I get very excited. I've seen many mountains in my life, but I’ve never seen anything like this. Just thinking about the fact that you are actually skiing (or climbing) over an old coral reef, is simply mind boggling!
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Kyrgyzstan 2014

As each Kyrgyzstan trip approaches, one can’t help but get a little excited.
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Kyrgyzstan - Adventure Travel Magazine Article

Kyrgyzstan – once seen never forgotten. The Tien Shan, which has been crossed for centuries by Silk Road traders, wandered along by generations of nomads, and was the battleground of Jenghis Khan and other warring tribes, remains very much today as it was centuries ago.
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Canadian Rockies First Ascent by Adrian Nelhams

We headed back up Totem Creek, after a semi rest day climbing over in Field. Our old tracks clearly visible in the unconsolidated sugar snow weaving around the boulders in the creek bed & around Canadian Pines & Silver Birch growing thick & dense up from the banks searching for firmer ground.
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2012 Expedition Report – Tien Shan

Initially the expedition set out to explore the Kokgart region of the Kokshal range, which lies to the west of the established climbing, opposite the military base of Orto Kaskasu.
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Climbing on Gran Canaria by Pat Littlejohn

​Each year many of us wonder where we can go in the depths of winter to climb in warm weather. Spain can be great of course, but last year (Jan/Feb 2010) it suffered several freezing-cold periods, as did the eastern Mediterranean.
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Kyrgyzstan 2010 – ISM At Bashi Expeditions

​Two ISM expeditions led by Pat Littlejohn visited the Tien Shan in 2010, with the aim of exploring the At Bashi range, a 100km-long spine of ‘alpine peaks’ up to 4788m in height.
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ISM Guide climbs hard mixed route in the Lakes

​Some fantastic winter conditions in the Lake District this winter saw ISM guide Adrian Nelhams & climbing partner Tim Lofthouse climb a superb new winter line on Neckband Crag in Great Langdale.
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