UKC Articles – SKILLS: How to Plan Your First Climbing Expedition

UKC Articles – SKILLS: How to Plan Your First Climbing Expedition

Eve MacCallum shares lessons learned from her first expedition to Greenland.


Last autumn, I returned from a trip to East Greenland with my partner Harry and our friend Ollie, where we spent a month putting up new routes, summitting unclimbed peaks and eating a lot of fish. I thought that exploring one-thousand-metre-high faces – devoid of any previously climbed lines – in stunning, remote landscapes was exclusively for strong climbers with big sponsorship deals. I proved myself wrong.  

UKC Articles – SKILLS: How to Plan Your First Climbing Expedition