We are grateful for financial support from

Gino Watkins Memorial Fund

Scott Polar Research Institute

The Gino Watkins Memorial Fund based at the Scott Polar Research Institute, gives grants towards expeditions that meets its objectives of guiding and inspiring enterprising young people towards scientific research and exploration in the polar regions.

Gino Watkins website

The Mount Everest Foundation

Mount Everest Foundation

The MEF is the original charity in the United Kingdom devoted to the support of mountain exploration and science. It is a continuing initiative between the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).

MEF website

The British Mountaineering Council

British Mountaineering Council

The BMC is the representative body that exists to protect the freedoms and promote the interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers, including ski-mountaineers.

BMC website

Thanks to our kind food sponsors

F. Duerr & Sons Ltd

F. Duerr & Sons Ltd

F. Duerr & Sons Ltd are manufacturers of branded & private foodstuffs. They supplied us with Jam and Honey.

F. Duerr & Sons website



Saclą offers a range of sauces. They supplied us with a range of pesto and pasta sauces.

Saclą website



Tunnocks manufacture a wide range of biscuit products. They supplied us with a case of their Caramel Wafer bars.

Tunnocks website

The Fabulous Bakin' Boys

Fabulous Bakin' Boys

The Fabulous Bakin' Boys produce a broad range of Flapjacks, Muffins, Cakes, Crisps and other sweets. They supplied us with a range of their Flapjacks.

Fabulous Bakin' Boys website



Jordans manufacture a wide range of breakfast cereals and cereal bars. They supplied us with some of their Blueberry Burst Frusli Bars.

Jordans Cereals website



Soreen produce a range of Malt and Fruit Loaves and also Cereal Bars. They supplied us with some of their Malt Loaves.

Soreen website

We appreciate the support given by the following equipment companies

Lyon Equipment

Lyon Equipment

Lyon Equipment distribute a host of famous outdoor brands in the UK.

Lyon Equipment website



PODsacs manufacture a large range of rucksacks and also other climbing miscellany.

PODsacs website

Metolius (Beyond Hope)


Beyond Hope distribute Metolius climbing equipment amongst other brands in the UK.

Beyond Hope website



Rab manufacture a large range of outdoor clothing amongst many other products.

Rab website

Mammut (DMM)

Mammut and DMM

DMM distribute Mammut climbing ropes and accessory cord in the UK as well as manufacturing climbing hardware and textiles.

Mammut website

DMM website

Additional thanks to...