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

Thorong La, Nepal – 1977

Thorong La, Nepal – 1977 The first expedition was in Nepal, with 17 subjects trekking 200 miles from Pokhara, through the Kali …

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Aconcagua, Argentina – 1990

Mt. Aconcagua, Argentina – 1990 At 6862m Cerro Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia. We trekked from the sulphurous springs of Puente …

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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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