Vinson Team – Back in BC

John and Sebastian called in a report from Vinson Base Camp after the long climb and hike down from High Camp.  They are in great spirits and are hoping to fly out to Union Glacier tomorrow afternoon.  The satellite phone lost signal before we could hear John’s third “thing” that he was going to report,…

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Mt Vinson Team – Back at High Camp!

Sebastian called and the team is back at high camp, after their successful summit of Mount Vinson.  The guys will sleep well tonight and make their way back down to base camp tomorrow.

Congratulations!!!

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Mt Vinson Dec 26th Team: Happy, Healthy and Hula Hooping on the Summit?

SUMMIT! Congratulations to Seba and John for reaching the summit of Mount Vinson. Seba is still in one layer of clothing on his upper body, which is testament to the warm temperatures that the team enjoyed today. Good work and here’s Seba and John:

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Mt Vinson Dec 26th Team: Getting Closer!

Seba and John called to report that they are approximately one hour from the summit. They climbed the west ridge and had the ridge to themselves for the afternoon. They sound great and the weather is holding, with good visibility of the surrounding ice fields, which stretch to the horizon.

Here’s Seba and John:

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Mt Vinson Dec 26 team almost halfway to the summit!

Seba called to report that the team was about halfway to the summit. Everyone is in good spirits and the weather is holding: warm, sunny and still no wind! They will keep pushing up…

 

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Mt Vinson Dec 26th team heading for the summit!

Seba called to report that he and John were hydrating and getting ready to head to the summit. It’s a perfect summit day—beautiful, sunny, and no wind.  The team will call with updates throughout the day.

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Mt Vinson team enjoying a rest day at High Camp

John called to report that all is good at High Camp. He and Seba enjoyed a nice, relaxing day as they rest up for a summit push tomorrow.

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