Our Supporter:

The German Alpine Club (DAV) (with more than one million members) included our upcoming project in their mountaineering funding program and supports our "Shaksgam Expedition 2014" into the southwest of China. We want to thank you for funding our exploratory tour and with it the true spirit of discovery,  the original root of mountaineering. 


OSPREY EUROPE supports our exped with their innovative high end gear like backpacks and light summit packs. On challenging expeditions into the wild and unknown only the highest quality products can take this challenge and lead to success. Further does Osprey´s commitment as an outdoor industry leader in sustainability, environmental and social concerns perfectly fit into our exped´s philosophy.


Read more about it and take a look at the official OSPREY website or check out OSPREY on Facebook.


Innovative climbing gear manufacturer SKYLOTEC supports our Shaksgam Expedition 2014! Skylotec stands for high quality gear for sport climbing, industry climbing and with their Mountain Wave brand also for skiing. We are very happy to receive so much love from Skylotec! Their high end gear like ropes, harnesses and carabiners is a huge help in making our dream come true - and climb the unclimbed!















Shaksgam Expedition 2014 is electrified to announce GOAL ZERO as our official supporter. GOAL ZERO brings more power into the expedition with their solar panels and batteries, making sure that we never run low on energy. Their dedication to sustainable energy and social engagement is all in line with our expedition philosophy and environmental awareness, avoiding all old school gasoline driven power units that would pester the peaceful valleys with noise and fumes. Go green, go solar!


ADVENTURE FOOD provides specialized outdoor and expedition food for our Shaksgam Expedition. Saving weight and energy for transport and also for preparation and cooking - combined with the necessary nutrient levels, taste and usability is essential for such extreme projects. Nutrition is having a key role on a mountaineering expedition. Only while maintaining a well-balanced and high-calorie diet it is possible to generate maximum performance under extreme conditions. ADVENTURE FOOD meals are perfect for all kind of activities - it does not matter if you are an extreme sportsman or if you just want to spend an exciting outdoor weekend with your family: ADVENTURE FOOD will help to reach your goals and enjoy your time at it´s best!


EDELRID supports our Shaksgam Expedition with their alpine expertise of more than 150 years. Founded in 1863, Edelrid preserved their creativity ever since. We are very happy to receive your support: Thanks to the Edelrid Team!








Our team is happy to receive an active support by LEKI  -  technology and brand leader in the field of poles and glove systems. No matter how difficult the approach routes are, no matter how heavy our packs are, LEKI poles will give us balance in every situation.


We are happy to announce ROCKSPORTS.de as our supporter for our next expedition project in China! Rocksports is a climbing and outdoorsports retailer run by people who made their love for climbing to their profession. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with a bouldering cave and experience a professional guidance for your needs. Rental gear from ice tools to touring skis are available for tests as well.




We want to thank Bergzeit.de for suporting our expedition with hardwear and gear. Visit one of their stores - online or offline - for professional advice and guidance throughout all kind of varieties of outdoor sports, no matter if trekking, mountainbiking, skiing or climbing.


 Chalkr.de Klettershop  - experts for sport and rock climbing as well as bouldering supports our Shaksgam Expedition 2014. For a great selection of climbing equipment and expertise visit Chalkr.de! 



Münster´s TERRACAMP outdoor gear retailer with more than 30 years of experience supports Shaksgam Expedition 2014 with equipment for our tour. visit TERRACAMP´s online and offline shops for camping, trekking, climbing...all kinds of gear and experienced advice for your outdoor activity!



Expedition- and Science Marketing company THIRD POLE from Göttingen supports our Shaksgam Expedition with satellite communication devices as well as online newsreport support from the tour.


 third-pole.com or THIRD POLE on Facebook





The German Alpine Club Section of BECKUM supports our expedition financially and helps to make our dream come true. In return our premier multivision show of our Shaksgam Expedition will be held in Beckum.


For all outdoor fans and climbers to come, visit DAV BECKUM and participate in one of their plenty of offers, training and education courses and tours.

Deutscher Alpenverein Sektion Beckum e. V.
Lönkerstraße 18
59269 Beckum  



We are happy to announce TOURIOSITY TRAVELMAG as a media partner of "SHAKSGAM EXPEDITION 2014".

Touriosity Travelmag aspires to give you wings by bringing to you inspiring stories of courage, confidence and great achievements from across the globe from people who achieved those feats and realized their dreams because they believed they could do it.

Touriosity Travelmag on Facebook  or  http://www.touriositytravel.com/




We are very thankful for helpful consultation as well as supply with medicine and medical equipment - which is absolutely indispensale when travelling in such a remote and isolated area - by:



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