You are about to embark upon a very special journey, to a very special place. Antarctica is one of the last truly pristine areas left on our planet. The continent is governed by the Antarctic Treaty, wherein parties commit themselves to the comprehensive protection of the Antarctic environment and dependent and associated ecosystems and hereby designate Antarctica as a natural reserve, devoted to peace and science.
In this email, we’ll provide you with some information from parts of the Antarctic Treaty that we want everyone to pay close attention to. It is important that we all cooperate and collaborate so that this last great vestige of wilderness can remain unchanged for generations to come.
Some of the information does not necessarily pertain to Vinson climbers, but we have included it to reinforce how stringent and seriously the Treaty should be taken. Places of Wonder should be treated as the treasures they are.