A group of us in our early thirties were badly overworked in the medical mayhem of junior doctor imprisonment and needed to escape. The society was formed in the doctors’ mess of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, in the autumn of 1976.

During that spring and summer evening meetings were held in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham to assemble the team, design research projects, make contact with a trekking company and airline, and get ideas for raising money.

BMRES-BMMS Conference 2021

The 2021 BMRES conference to be hosted by BMRES and the British Mountain Medicine Society is on for Saturday 11th September, 2021 in Birmingham, UK. Conference details Date: 11 September, 2021Location: 8 Calthrope …

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Book Release – ‘Gasping Thin Air’ by Jo Bradwell

An account of 15 major expeditions to the great mountains of the world, numerous alpine adventures and big walks. 450pp, 300 colour photographs, 100 line drawings and 16 detailed colour maps. …

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Expeditions

Rupina La, Nepal – 1984

Rupina La, Nepal – 1984 Happy Memories from Tim HarveyWe all set off from Kathmandu and then from near Gorka, proceeded over …

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Ladakh, India – 2005

Ladakh, India – 2005 A most successful and enjoyable expedition to Ladakh was undertaken by 17 members. Research was based at 3450m in …

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Mt. Everest, Nepal – 1993

Mt. Everest, Nepal – 1993 Spring at the beginning and end and snow at higher altitude made this a memorable trek in the …

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