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Celebrating 100 Years of Everest

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01/06/2021

2021 marks the centenary of the first expedition to Mount Everest. To commemorate the occasion, The Alpine Club is hosting a landmark exhibition entitled ‘Everest: By Those Who Were There’ at its premises in Shoreditch, London.
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Romanians climb Zanskar Supercouloir

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30/07/2016

The Romanian couple Cosmin Andron and Cristina Pogacean have made the first ascent of the south summit of T16 in India's Zanskar Range by the 1,200m Supercouloir.
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MEF supported expedition climbs hard new route in Alaska

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02/07/2016

Supported by the Mount Everest Foundation and New Zealand Alpine Club, Chris Wright and Graham Zimmerman have made the first ascent of the 1,850m west face of Celeno Peak in the Wrangell Mountains of Alaska.
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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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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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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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The Alpine Club's grant aided expeditions in 2015

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07/05/2015

This year the Alpine Club is supporting seven expeditions to the Greater Ranges with grants from its Climbing Fund
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British ascent of new peak in Tajikistan

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20/11/2014

Although forced to retreat from possibly the last remaining virgin 6,000er in the Muzkol Range, a four-member British expedition was able to make the first ascent of Peak 5,553m via a 1,200m route of Alpine D.
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Alpine Club exploratory first ascents in Indian Himalaya

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31/10/2014

Supported by grants from the Alpine Club Climbing Fund and the Mount Everest Foundation, four AC members made four first ascents in a relatively remote area of the Indian Himalaya, not far from the border with Tibet.
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Alpine Club members establish new route in Peru

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18/07/2014

With the assistance of a grant from the Alpine Club Climbing Fund, members Tito Arosio and Saro Costa, with Luca Vallata, made the first ascent of the west face of Monte Quesillo in Peru's Cordillera Huayhuash.
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