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We've got a mountain, it's called Mount Christopher Ward
 
Christopher Ward, proud to be lead sponsor of The Silk Road: Tajikistan Expedition 2013
From the peak of English watchmaking to the peaks of Tajikistan!
 
We are delighted to be the lead supporter of five brave young men who are driving 6000 miles across the world in search of adventure and unclimbed mountains.
 
The primary target for the expedition is to ascend a 17,000 foot unclimbed mountain in the Parmin range which will be named, Mt. Christopher Ward. This will involve a challenging multi-day ascent by the team before they can proudly raise the Christopher Ward flag on the summit.
 
 
LATEST NEWS
For all the latest news of the chaps adventure we will be featuring regular updates from their final training session through to their departure date and their final conquering of Mount Christopher Ward ...read more
 
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ADVENTURE

The plan is to drive from Inverness, a small town in the Highlands of Scotland, to Dushanbe, Tajikistan's capital, before heading east to the mountain range surrounding Rog valley, a tributary of the upper Zerafshan valley. That will be around 6,000 miles, passing through
Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and into Tajikistan.

 
The name of the expedition, 'The Silk Road' is inspired by the adventures of hardy merchants of ancient times, who travelled vast distances and congregated in the
east ...read more
 
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TEAM

Most of the team hail from Inverness, Scotland, and have been adventuring as a group since school-days.

 
Struan Chisholm recently spent a season in the Alps, living in a cave and climbing everything that caught his eye. He has also bagged some of North Africa's highest peaks.
 
Calum Nicoll has spent three seasons in the Alps, climbing numerous routes, include the 'Arete de Rabuin', and the 'Frendo Spur'. Climbing in Scotland, Calum has achieved winter routes up to grade V ...read more
 
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ROUTE
Its a long way from Inverness to Tajikistan. Click here to check out the details of the route the team will take ...read more
 
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C11 ON TEST

See how the C11 Makaira Pro 500 fares in the extreme weather conditions and the day-to-day rigours that the boy s have to go through.

 
As Christopher Ward says, “We know from the quality of our watches and the testing procedures they go through that our watches can cope with some amazing extremes of climatic conditions but the expedition is a fantastic opportunity for us to really put them through their paces in a very hostile environment.” ...read more
 
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GALLERY
Follow a pictorial history of the fab fives adventures from chicken-stitching, to dodging brown bears and snow leopards through to their ...read more
 
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