Aconcagua – Summit day

Zach called in at 4:40 am local time to let us know that they were gearing up to head to the summit. This is a pre-dawn start in that part of the world, and they will hike the first hour or so by headlamp.

Good luck to all the climbers!

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Aconcagua Team – Call from Camp 2

Zach checked in this evening with a brief call from 18,000 on Aconcagua.

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Vinson Team – Photos

Hello everyone! Thanks for following our Mt. Vinson expedition blog. After 11 days of effort we successfully climbed Mt. Vinson. We waited for good weather on several stages of the trip and we were rewarded with a beautiful summit day! We are all back safely in Punta Arenas and enjoying civilization again! I want to…

Vinson Team – Homeward Bound

Our Vinson team flew off the Union Glacier late on the 29th and checked into the very nice Dreams Hotel in Punta Arenas. Yesterday morning, some of the climbers caught early flights home, however; most of the team remained and joined some other Vinson climbers for a celebratory dinner last night. Jacob Schmitz remained in…