Author: Ted Grey

Catriona Collie in Iceland

Report by Catriona Collie Recipient of the David Hollier Award I would like to thank ‘The Young Explorer’s Trust’ for the generous contribution it made to help make my trip to Iceland in the summer of 2015 possibly. This funding, along with money my team and I raised through personal fundraising and other grants received,…
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James Pedley in Peru

Report by James Pedley, recipient of an Everest Award Thank you very much for the contribution ‘The Young Explorer’s Trust’ made to my amazing world challenge expedition to Southern Peru. The expedition was fantastic. We arrived in Lima which was covered in relentless grey smog, after a total flight time from London of 19 hours…
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Jessica Brown in Morocco

Report by Jessica Brown This summer, I spent 12 days in Morocco for an expedition with members of my school. The trip was split into 3 parts; community work, trekking and rest. We started the expedition with our community phase. This included staying at a local school for 3 days whilst working at a nearby…
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Shirlyn Gathoni in Greenland

Report by Shirlyn Gathoni, recipient of a YET Award Over the summer, I spent four weeks on an Arctic expedition in the East of coast of Greenland. The aim of the expedition was to climb uncharted mountains and conduct biodiversity fieldwork. We travelled in a Catalina (the only sea boat of its kind in the…
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Tim Miller in Kyrgyzstan

Unclimbed Kyrgyzstan Tim Miller received an Everest Award from the YET. He was a member of a Glasgow University Expedition and this report is on the whole expedition not just Tim’s account. Tim Miller in Kyrgyzstan from theyet

Sophie Lumsdon in Borneo

Report by Sophie Lumsdon I can’t quite believe I am back from the most amazing 6 week expedition organised through the Durham University Charities Kommittee (DUCK), volunteering within two beautiful but very different areas of South-East Asia! Project Orangutan, International Animal Rescue and Fuze Ecoteer focus on the conservation of both marine and rainforest wildlife,…
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Adrian Charteris in Malawi

Malawi from theyet

Hannah Gillie in India

India Himalayas 2015 In this report I discuss my five week expedition to the Himalayas with the British Exploring Society (BES). The report is a summary of my experiences and personal development. I have also included photos and sketches from my journal. Hannah Gillie As I stared at this quote on the door of the…
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Niamh Varney in Borneo

World Challenge Borneo and Malaysia 2015 Report by Niamh Varney On the 14th of July 2015, I left Bristol for Malaysia, travelling with my World Challenge group. We left at an absurdly early hour for Heathrow Airport, all 14 of us both excited for and somewhat dreading the month to come. Within an hour of…
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Oliver Eve in Fiji

Fiji Shark Conservation Report by Oliver Eve After around 30 hours travel from Scotland I had finally arrived in Fiji, and what a wonderful arrival! 5 minutes after hopping off the plane we were serenaded down the arrival hall by two local bula singers; everyone, passengers and locals alike, was smiling. I met two other…
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