In 2015 Derek and four other AC members returned to a little known corner of Zanskar where they explored the upper reaches of the Korlomshe Tokpo and successfully made first ascents of two 5,900m mountains after a hesitant start establishing a suitable base camp.
Venue: Upper Room of the Nova Scotia, Cumberland Basin, Hotwells, Bristol, BS1 6XJ. The Nova Scotia is a well-known Bristol landmark, situated at the western end of the Floating Harbour, with ample local parking and good beer. Meet for beer and food from 6.30pm; lectures start at 7.30pm. The AC SW regional organisers are Tony Westcott and Chris Storie.