Trip Reports

SUMMIT for the January 10 Aconcagua Team!

Climber Will DeVries called in an update with the whole team on THE SUMMIT of Aconcagua, the highest point of the Americas! The team enjoyed calm weather for a few moments at 22,841′, with one of the most spectacular views in the world. Huge congrats to the entire team! We wish them a safe descent.…

Vinson Team at Base Camp

The Mountain Trip Vinson team made their way down to Vinson Base Camp yesterday and are settling in to wait out the weather. They are all pretty happy and content for now after a successful summit and they’ve got plenty of good food and a big dome tent to hang out in and watch it…

Mount Vinson team on the SUMMIT!

Guide Jacob Schmitz called in another update from the Mount Vinson 2020 Expedition, from the 16,067′ high point of Antarctica! The team called in an update essentially from another world, as they enjoyed the summit in beautiful, calm conditions, far above the ice sheet below that stretches virtually as far as the eye can see.…

Vinson Team — SUMMIT DAY!

Guide Jacob Schmitz called in on behalf of the Mountain Trip Vinson Expedition, just five minutes away from departing High Camp, headed for the summit! The team took a rest day yesterday after ascending the steep and exposed fixed lines to reach their High Camp, at approximately 12,500′. The route up to high camp climbs…

Aconcagua Team Carry to Camp 1

Our Aconcagua team climbed up to Camp 1 today at over 16,000 ft, they cached some gear up there and returned to basecamp for another delicious dinner.  Today they started the process of “climbing high and sleeping low” where they’ll climb up to increasingly higher altitudes to stimulate acclimatization.  Everyone did great today climbing up…