Mount Vinson

(16,067ft/4,897m), Antarctica

Vinson Overview

  • Meet this Season's Scheduled Guides: Vern Tejas, Lakpa Rita Sherpa and Sam Hennessey. Read More
  • Learn About Antarctica: Read More
  • We are focused on educating climbers to become competent mountaineers.

Why Climb With Us?

  • Recent success on Vinson: We led 3 teams to the summit and one to the Last Degree - 99% success. Read More
  • Reasons to join Alpine Ascents on Vinson: Read More

For 2015-2016

  • See our Schedule for the 2015-2016 season along with current prices and what is included in your expedition costs. Read More
  • Ski the Last Degree - South Pole Extension: Read More

Our Climbers Say

  • "It was an awesome experience. Nothing was overlooked from the moment I arrived in Punta until I went through security on the way home. Very good group of climbers, would do it all over again." Dianette S. Read More

Vinson: The Challenge

  • Prior climbing experience is required, view our list of prerequisites: Read More
  • An expedition of this magnitude requires thorough planning: Read More

Base Camp & Beyond

  • Read our day to day itinerary for this expedition. Our schedule has been finely honed over the past 20 years. Read More
  • Alpine Ascents International is considered the premier Vinson guide service