Follow trials and adventures from around the world with these extraordinary diaries kept by our Shipton/Tilman Grant recipients - small expedition teams with daring and imaginative goals achieved in the style of classic explorers.
- Glacier to Gobi Expedition
Top American paddlers Middy Tilghman, Andrew McEwan, and Simon Beardmore attempt a whitewater kayak expedition on the Inylchek and Sarydzhaz Rivers in Central Asia's isolated Kyrgyzstan republic. Traveling from glacial conditions to the unforgiving Gobi Desert, the team will take the concept of self-contained whitewater exploration of remote areas to a new extreme.
- The Unclimbed China Expedition
The Unclimbed China Expedition traveled to the remote regions of western Sichuan to attempt two unclimbed peaks in the seldom-visited Daxue Shan Range.
- The Wakhan Corridor Journey - Afghanistan to Pakistan
Travel the length of Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor to the source of the Oxus River and cross the forbidden Dilisang Pass to Pakistan’s Northern Areas.
- Exploring the Xiashe Massif, Sichuan Province China
With hundreds of unclimbed mountains awaiting ascent and countless valleys to be walked up, China can be viewed as an explorer's and climber's paradise.