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Expedition Fund Grants Approved – 2020 (Round 1)

Ettiakup aka Puncak Trikora (4,750m) northern side of mountain

The Expedition Fund Committee are pleased to announce that the following grants have been approved for the 2020 round one:

$1500 – New route and exploration of Ettiakup (Puncak Trikora), Papua Province, Indonesia: Liam Pyott and Cameron Jardell. The image featured is of Ettiakup aka Puncak Trikora (4,750m) northern side (credit: from the application).

$2000 – New routes on Mt Loki and Mt Frigga, Baffin Island, Canada: Petrouchka Steiner-Grierson, Owen Ta-yuan Lee and Asher March (with non-member Maria Parkes).

$1200 – First NZ (third overall) ascent of the North Face of Changabang, Garhwal Himalaya, India: Alastair McDowell and Steven Fortune (subject to permit)

$600   – Solo first ascent of the full West Ridge of Tirsuli West (7035m), Garhwal Himalaya, India: Ben Dare (subject to permit)

A full list of past grant recipients and more Fund information can be found on the Expedition Fund webpage.


Posted: 09/03/20

Posted By: Margaret McMahon