We are still at Mt Vinson basecamp today, we arrived yesterday hoping to fly back to Union Glacier the main hub camp, but the weather was cloudy so they couldn’t come in with the plane. We summited on … [Read more...] about News from the ice
Dispatches from Base Camp
December 16th: The first Vinson team of the season reached the summit today ! It was a long haul as they waited 6 days in low camp for poor weather to clear and finally got the break they … [Read more...] about Summit!
Sunday morning December 12. The Vinson team remains at low camp on Sunday as there is an ominous weather forecast in the coming days up high. A few groups had climbed to high camp yesterday but … [Read more...] about Hunkered Down!
Rest Day At Low Camp On December 9, the Vinson group climbed up to low camp and settled in on the hard packed snow in the evening. It was a quite nice walk with temperatures around -10 Celsius … [Read more...] about Rest Day
Yesterday, the Vinson team arrived to Union Glacier and after some quick organization, flew over to Vinson basecamp. They are now all set up at basecamp, settled in and spent the day reviewing the on … [Read more...] about Team Arrives At Vinson Basecamp