Trip Reports

JANUARY 6TH VINSON TEAM ON THE ICE!

Guide Jacob Schmitz called to report that the January 6th Vinson Team is on the ice! Jim, Chuck, and Ariana left Punta Arenas early this morning, flew to Union Glacier on a big Ilyushin cargo jet, unloaded, then hopped on a smaller airplane, a Twin Otter, that flew them to Vinson Base Camp. They’ve come…

MEET THE JAN 6TH VINSON TEAM

Our fourth and final Mount Vinson expedition of the season is assembling in Punta Arenas, Chile, finalizing their preparations for an attempt to climb the highest peak in Antarctica. Jim Holliday has made the long journey from Pittsburgh, PA. Ariana Myers and Chuck Nuzum are making their way from California. Our good friend Dan Elsberg…