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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Molly Thompson: how to claim first ascents of Greenland peaks

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17/08/2017

Molly Thompson, who has a 9-5 job, has just used five weeks of holiday to lead an expedition to Greenland to climb two virgin peaks with her partner and a few friends. And a surprise awaited Molly on the major summit of the trip! Here Molly explains how they went about planning the trip, and how it all went.
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British team climb new routes on Greenland's west coast rock walls

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05/10/2015

Supported with an expedition grant from the BMC, a four-man team from the UK, travelling aboard Bob Shepton's yacht Dodo's Delight, has made a number of interesting exploratory rock climbs on the west coast of Greenland.
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Early season Greenland success for British team

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04/08/2015

A primarily British expedition comprising Greenland veterans Geoff Bonney and Jim and Sandy Gregson, together with Roger Gott, Richard Toon, and Ingrid Baber, a German currently living in Scotland, has made a raft of first ascents amongst the snowy mountains of North Liverpool Land.
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Leo Houlding and team succeed on Mirror Wall in Greenland

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01/08/2015

Despite challenging conditions including illness, crevasse falls, storms and plundering polar bears, Leo Houlding and a small team of Brits have climbed a new line on an epic 1,200m granite big wall in Arctic Greenland. Leo described Mirror Wall as: "A beautiful tombstone of glass-smooth granite, taller than El Capitan’s Dawn Wall and set in this pristine but harsh Arctic wilderness."
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British pair kayak and climb in Greenland's Cape Farewell region.

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06/11/2014

Supported with grants from the BMC, the Welsh Sports Association, and the Gino Watkins Memorial Fund, Olly Sanders, on his sixth trip to Greenland, and Liam Fleming made an adventurous, self-contained kayak expedition around the south coast of Greenland, stopping off for two new rock routes.
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Sailing to Greenland: an Austro-Swiss team and the Wild Bunch climb new rock walls

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06/10/2014

Operating from ocean-going yachts, Ben Ditto, Nico and Olivier Favresse, and Sean Villenueva on the west coast, and Harald Fichtinder and Ralph Villiger on the east, have climbed important new routes on Greenland's inshore peaks and sea cliffs.
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Multiple hard rock routes climbed in Greenland's Torssuqatoq Spires

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18/10/2013

The three-member Spanish-Basque team of Txemari Andres, Vicente Castro and Kepa Escribano has added five hard new rock routes to the Torssuqatoq Spires in the Cape Farewell region of South Greenland.
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Australian women make first ascents in Liverpool Land

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17/06/2012

Far from home, and well above the Arctic Circle, Natasha Sebire and Gemma Woldendorp have made first ascents and paraglider descents in the far north of Liverpool Land, East Greenland.
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British-Russian firsts in High Arctic

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20/07/2011

An eight-member British-Russian team has summited the last remaining unclimbed high mountain in the middle section of a tributary of the Woolley Glacier east south east of Gunnbjornsfjeld, the highest peak in the Arctic
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Vigorous veterans in Greenland's Saven Range

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16/06/2011

A seven-member British expedition has recently returned from making 13 first ascents in the little-explored Saven Range of North East Greenland
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