All three climbers contributed to the trip report today. It sounds like everyone is doing well, but they are anxious for the weather to clear in order to continue climbing. Fingers crossed!

Vinson High Camp

Here’s Joao and Francisca:


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Aconcagua Team in Base Camp

Fermin called in this evening from the Plaza de Mulas base camp on Aconcagua.  The team descended today after some pretty rough weather at high camp and never had a good opportunity to summit.  We’ll get some more details from the climbers tomorrow after they’ve had a night to rest in the relative comfort of…

Mount Vinson Expedition at Camp 1

The Mount Vinson Expedition moved up to Camp 1 yesterday!  The weather in Antarctica has improved after a stormy week and our team is taking advantage of their good luck and are moving right up the mountain.  They’ll take a rest day tomorrow, and then move up to Camp 2 (high camp) as early as…

Vinson Team Expedition Dispatch from Antarctica

The Mountain Trip Vinson expedition team is at the Union Glacier base waiting for the weather to improve a bit so they can continue their journey to Vinson base camp.  The weather has prevented them from flying for another day, but they’ve spent that time preparing for the climb, practicing some mountain skills, and catching…