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Engagement!

15th July 2006 The engagement is announced between Thomas, elder son of the late Mr Peter Clowes and of Mrs Clowes of Denmead, Hampshire and Diana, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs Ross Young of Cattistock, Dorset.

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SE Ridge on Everest – 2006

11 July 2006 My first attempt on Everest was in 2004 with a team climbing from the more remote northern side in Tibet. We became trapped in a violent storm at 7,900m. The storm lasted two days and we were forced to retreat – 8 climbers lost their lives above us. At the time, I […]

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RGS tickets and how to book?

Thursday 7 December, 2006 at 7.00pmLectureBrothers on EverestTom and Ben Clowes 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR Brothers Tom and Ben give a fascinating and moving account of their journey to the roof of the world. They show stunning photography and rare video footage from the summit. 50% of proceeds from this event go to […]

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Everest Expedition – Nepal – 2006

My first attempt on Everest was in 2004 with a team climbing from the more remote northern side in Tibet. We became trapped in a violent storm at 7,900m where 8 climbers lost their lives above us. The storm lasted two days and we were forced to retreat. At the time, I vowed never to […]

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Everest May 2006 – Blog and Diary

10 July 2006 Everest May 2006 – Copy of Blog and Diary Congratulations on such an amazing and deserved feat! We can’t wait for the de-brief. Hermione and James Tilbury pete and i just back from a 10 day silent meditation retreat… not quite as hard as climbing everest but surely not far off… just […]

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Everest April 2006 – Blog and Diary

27 April 2006 Back at Base Camp 27/4/06 Back at BC after two nights up at Camp 1. Camp 1 is at the top of the icefall at 6000m and at the start of the Western Cwm. We had good clear weather and could see all the way up to the Lhotse Face and even […]