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INTERNATIONAL

Where are they going? The BMC Expedition Grants

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02/06/2017

The following teams received grant aid from the BMC for expeditions taking place during 2017. Most are still to leave the UK; some are currently in the field, and some have recently returned, though the results of their endeavours are presently unknown. In general, only the designated expedition organiser is named.
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INTERNATIONAL

List of general mountaineering grants

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03/01/2017

A list of organisations, Trusts, commercial companies and charities that are able to provide funding support for trips. Be sure to check out each organisation's awarding criteria carefully before making an application to avoid disappointment and also wasting your time.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

James Monypenny: first ascents in China and tips on expedition planning

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10/11/2016

James Monypenny has just returned from a month establishing first ascents in the Genyen Massif of China’s Sechuan province. He offers an expedition report on climbing in the area, and some top tips for self-organised expeditions to remote regions of the world.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Female first ascent award launched by GRIT&ROCK

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10/10/2016

An annual international expedition grant award of £5,000 for female-led alpine teams has been launched by UK-based charity GRIT&ROCK to promote female first ascents. Deadline for applications is 31 January 2017.
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INTERNATIONAL

Near miss for British team in Pamir Alai

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27/09/2016

Supported by a BMC expedition grant, John Proctor and Robert Taylor narrowly missed making the first ascent of the difficult north face of Muz Tok (5,066m) in Kyrgyzstan's Pamir Alai
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INTERNATIONAL

New route in the Indian Himalaya for Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham

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30/06/2016

In a five-day round trip from base camp, Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham, supported by grants from the Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund, Austrian Alpine Club, BMC and MEF, made the first ascent of the difficult north-west ridge of Gangstang in the Indian Himalaya.
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INTERNATIONAL

Apply for a BMC expedition grant

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09/02/2016

An introduction to BMC and MEF mountaineering grants.
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INTERNATIONAL

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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INTERNATIONAL

Griffith and Houseman climb Link Sar West in the Karakoram

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30/07/2015

Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman have recently returned from Pakistan, having made the first ascent of Link Sar West, a subsidiary top of Link Sar with an altitude of just under 7,000m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Blakemore and Turner climb No Country for Old Men in Alaska

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11/06/2015

Supported by grants from the BMC, Mount Everest Foundation, and the Alpine Club, Tim Blakemore and Mike "Twid" Turner have recently climbed a hard new ice route on North Triple Peak in Alaska's Kichatna Range.
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