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Fantastic news for the AC and UK mountaineering. In light of the very high level of achievement, all six nominations were awarded a "Piolet d'Or".
That's two for the AC: Sandy Allan & Rick Allen; and Mick Fowler & Paul Ramsden, who are the first team to win twice.
From left to right: Paul, Mick, Sandy and Rick.
Two or more alpine routes
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Full: Tito Arosio, Enzo Cardonatti, Caroline Culwick, Francois Devy, David Gladwin, Bruce Goodlad, Stephen Long, Luis Puzo, Twid Turner, Barry Whybrow.
Aspirant: George Arbuthnot, Thomas Codrington, Ian Faulkner, Daniel Graves, Toby Knight, Julian May, Robert Middleton, Daniel Moore, Mark Nicholls, Catherine Sykes.
Six climbers seeking unclimbed peaks at the the eastern end of the Djangart region of Kyrgyzstan. More
Rick Allen – Nanga Parbat Mazeno Ridge
Last summer Rick Allen and Sandy Allan made the first ascent of Nanga Parbat via the 6 mile Mazeno Ridge. Rick's story will be well worth hearing.
Hywel Lloyd - Everest 60 Year Anniversary
This talk accompanies a small exhibition of photographs and artefacts relating the history of the nine Everest Expeditions from 1921 onwards (all sponsored by AC & RGS),
Graham believes that he may finally have worked out what happened to George Mallory and his companion Andrew Irvine when they disappeared on Everest in 1924.
11th to 25th June
Photographs, archives, books, and equipment from the Alpine Club’s collections will be on show to tell the story of the nine expeditions organised by the AC in conjunction with the RGS.
500 pages of mountains and mountaineers - the best and biggest journal in the world
£26 / Free to Members
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