June 18, 2019
From 14 October to 14 November 2019, I'll be leading a team to climb Mt Himlung in the Nepal Himalaya.  This trip is open to enthusiastic adventurers...
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March 15, 2019
Ok, I've been coaxed out of semi retirement to lead a small group up the big E from Nepal in Spring 2020. Some of the team will be former clients but...
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New Adventure Guiding Website ANDREW LOCK ADVENTURES is here.

January 24, 2019
I'm pleased to bring you my new adventure guiding website -   I've now started my own adventure guiding...
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May 21, 2018
Winter is nearly here again, so its time to dust off the ice picks, sharpen the crampons and uncoil the ropes. Who wants to play? ...
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Back to the Brooks Range

December 9, 2017
It was a busy winter in the Australian Alps this year running Introductory Mountaineering and Ice Climbing courses.  Thanks to everyone who came...
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Nepal adventures

July 5, 2017
Well it's been a busy year, as always packed full of exploits and fun (and a little work). ...
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Join me on the trek of a lifetime to Everest Basecamp via Gokyo and the Cho La

February 16, 2017
Join me for the Himalayan trek of a lifetime from April 30th to May 20th, 2017 when I'll be leading a group to Everest basecamp in Nepal, via Gokyo...
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No luck in Alaska this time.

February 11, 2017
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December 15, 2016
Neil and I are in the final stages of preparing for this Brooks Range Winter Traverse expedition with equipment, food, power, communications,...
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The Great Traverse Expedition – Winter Traverse of the Brooks Range, Alaska

October 11, 2016
Very excited to be gearing up my next major expedition, which will take place from December 2016 to March 2017.  In conjunction with Neil Ward, with...
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April 21, 2016
Whew, finally a moment to sit still and make contact.  The last 12 months has been hectic with keynote speaking engagements around the country,...
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The latest news on the book, the tour, charities and adventures

Buy andrew lock's summit 8000 book online February 10, 2015
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May 2014

Summit 8000 The Book.jpg May 20, 2014
SUMMIT 8000 - the Book - has arrived.  Read a preview and buy the book here. ...
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January 2014

February 10, 2014
Andrew was an Australia Day Ambassador for the fourth time in 2014, attending the Ulladulla/Mollymook events on the south coast of NSW, where he had...
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September/October 2013

Australia Day 2014.jpg November 20, 2013
In September 2013, Andrew hosted a table at the Australian Himalayan Foundation dinner in Sydney which raised over $80,000. In October 2013, he spent...
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November 2012: fundraising abseils, Franklin River raft plans

andrew lock motivation speaker australia abseiling November 21, 2012
It’s been a busy few months for Andrew with his community activities.  After raising $1650 in donations for the Australian Himalayan Foundation by...
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July 2012

Andrew lock keynote speaker on Everest July 21, 2012
Andrew has returned to Australia after narrowly missing the summit of Mt Everest on his solo, oxygenless attempt from the difficult Northern side of...
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March 2012

March 23, 2012
Andrew will return to Mt Everest to complete his mission make  a solo, oxygenless ascent of the Tibet side of the mountain. With a departure date of...
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News June 2011

June 24, 2011
Andrew's recent attempt at a solo, oxygenless climb of the North Ridge was thwarted by strong winds but the expedition was successful with his first...
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2011 news archive

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2010 news archive

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2009 news archive

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2008 news archive

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2007 news archive

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June 2006

June 23, 2006
Andrew has just returned to Australia from a gruelling but successful ascent of the south face of Mt Kanchenjunga in Nepal. The world’s 3rd highest...
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June 2005

June 23, 2005
Andrew returned from a tough trip to Annapurna 1, in Nepal. Joining forces with two strong Italian teams and 2 American climbers, Andrew attempted the...
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September 2004

September 23, 2004
Adding to his long list of 8000 metre summits, Andrew reached the summit of Cho Oyu, the world's sixth highest peak, at 9.30am, 25th September 2004....
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June 2004

June 23, 2004
On 16 May 2004, Andrew completed his second successful ascent of Mt Everest whilst filming a documentary for Discovery Channel. He and 5 other members...
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February 2004

April 23, 2004
This month Andrew is heading to Canada to meet with a team of high altitude veterans including Ben Webster and Hector Poncedeleon, where they will...
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March 2004

March 23, 2004
After his February ascent of the acclaimed Pomme D'Or in Quebec, Canada - the test piece of North American ice climbing, Andrew is currently in Nepal...
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January 2004

January 20, 2004
Andrew has just returned from an extended expedition in the post monsoon Himalayas. He first made an ascent of Shishapangma, 8013 metres, in Tibet,...
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