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TANGENT MAJOR FIRSTS IN GREENLAND MOUNTAINEERING AND SKI TOURING EXPLORATION

2010 First guided expedition to Mount Arken

2008 First guided expedition to Paul Stern Land

2008 Logistics consultants and advisers for the first ski tour from Camp Icefield to Paul Stern Land via the Watkins Mountains

2008 First guided climb/ski expedition from Knud Rasmussen Land to Watkins Mountains

2007 Logistics consultants and providers to the first major mountaineering expedition to visit the alpine interior mountains and glaciers of Renland (West Lancashire Scouts) 

2007 Logistics consultants and advisers to an expedition to a previously unclimbed region of Sørtebrae

2007 First guided expedition to a previously unclimbed region of Dronning Louise Land

2007 Logistics consultants and advisers to the Chicks Unleashed expedition to un-named glacier in Sørtebrae region

2007 First guided expedition to the northern mountain ranges of Liverpool Land

2006 First company to take a British schools group to Milne Land

2006 First guided expedition to the Sørtebrae mountains

2006 First successful Winter ascent of Gunnbjørnsfjeld 3693m, the highest mountain in the Arctic

2005 Organisers and guides for the SKY1 documentary "Ian Wright's Excellent Adventure" where Ian and his friend Novella climb to the summit of the Arctic's highest mountain Gunnbjørnsfjeld

2005 Logistics consultants and providers to the major 6 part BBC documentary "Blizzard - Race for the Pole". A 3 month expedition to re-enact the journeys of Scott and Amundsen in their race to the south pole

2004 Organisers, guides and consultants to the US Navy Air Crash Recovery expedition to the Kronborg Glacier. A major expedition to search and recover human remains and personal artifacts from the LA-9 air crash

2004 Logistics organisers and advisers to the first major mountaineering expedition to the interior of Milne Land island

2004 First ever attempt on a Winter ascent of the highest mountain in the Arctic (Gunnbjørnsfjeld 3693m)

2003 First and only guided expedition the Camp Icefield region

2003 Logistics organisers and advisers to the first mountaineering expedition to the Hvidbjørns Nunatakker mountains

2002 First company to take a British schools group to Liverpool Land

2002 First guided expedition to Knud Rasmussen Land

2002 First guided expedition to the Gronau Nunatakker mountains

2002 First and only guided expedition to the Niels Holgersen Nunatakker mountain

2001 First and only guided expedition to the Martin Knudsen Nunatakker mountains

2000 First guided expedition to Dronning Louise Land

2000 First guided expedition to Ejnar Mikkelsen's Fjeld and Borgetinde

1999 First guided expedition to the Lindbergh Mountains

1999 Start of Tangent ski equipped charter flights to the Lemon Mountains

1999 Logistics organisers and advisers to the first mountaineering expedition to Louise Boyds Land

1999 First guided expedition to the major unclimbed highest peaks of the Arctic (Watkins Mountains)

1998 First guided expedition to Shackleton's Bjerg, the second highest mountain in northeast Greenland

1998 First guided expedition to Petermanns Bjerg, the highest mountain in northeast Greenland

1998 Logistics organisers and advisers to the first mountaineering expedition to the Rignys Bjerg mountains

1998 Start of regular Twin Otter charter services to the Watkins Mountains and the Arctic's highest peak Gunnbjørnsfjeld 3693m

1997 First guided expedition to the Champs Elysees glacier ranges

1996 First guided expeditions to the Kronprins Frederik mountain ranges

1995 Logistics organisers and advisers to first mountaineering expedition to the Steenstrup Brae region of the Schweizerland Alps

1995 First guided ski tour and mountaineering from Waxenstein to Mont Forel

1994 First guided ski tour and mountaineering from Pourqoui Pas glacier to Mont Forel

1993 First British guided expedition to Mont Forel

1991 First British guided expeditions to the Caledonian and Schweizerland Alps










 

 

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