Vinson Team Flying to Antarctica!

Jacob called this morning to say that they are heading to Antarctica this morning!  The weather is good and the flight is on, so they are all excited to get underway.

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Mt Vinson Team Checking in from Punta Arenas

Jacob called in from the Vinson Team from the southern tip of Chile.  They are ready to go, bags are loaded on the plane, and they’ll be flying down as soon as they get the go ahead from the weather forecaster in Antarctica.

Click the link to listen to the audio dispatch from Jacob.

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Scott T. calls in from Aconcagua Base Camp

Scott had the honors of making the evening check in from Plaza Argentina base camp.  The team had another day to rest and acclimatize here before pushing up to Camp 1 tomorrow.   Sounds like they are doing great and enjoying the little luxuries of base camp for one last day.

Here’s Scott:

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Neil and Eli at High Camp

Eli called this afternoon from high camp at “White Rocks” on Aconcagua.  They are doing great and are planning to leave for the summit tonight at around 10pm.  The winds are still fairly strong, but they hope to have a reasonable night and early morning summit!

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Neil calls from Aconcagua High Camp

Here’s  Neil calling in from the “White Rocks” high camp on Aconcagua.  They moved up early this afternoon and hope to head for the summit late tonight!

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Camp 2 rest day

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