Expedition Fund Grants Approved – 2020 (Round 1)
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 By: Margaret McMahon