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Farewell Dinner in Punta Arenas

Hello & Namaste Everyone, It’s been a pleasure to be around and climb with all the team members of A & L Stay Strong team. Today was the last official day with everyone on the team for the expedition. We enjoyed our farewell dinner, shared memories, laughed as usual and gave hugs to each other for the safe travel onwards and forwards. I personally like to thank each members for being such a team players and working hard as a team to make this expedition a successful one, also wish all of them a safe and successful climb in near future. At the mean time, would like to thank everyone back home for all the love and support for us. Until the next time on different mountain I would like to officially announce that the expedition has come to an end and hope you all have enjoyed following us. Cheers, Vern & Jangbu

Team back in Punta Arenas

Hello & Namaste Everyone, The team A & L Stay Strong is back in Punta Arenas. We have almost come to an end to wrap up our expedition. Today we left Antarctica and flew back to Punta Arenas in the late afternoon. Some of our team members will be flying back home today and I wish them the safe travel back home. We will have our farewell dinner with all those in town and will officially make this expedition come to an end. Thanks again for all the love and support on this journey to climb the highest peak in Antarctica on Mt Vinson. Jangbu

Team A & L Stay Strong Back in Union Glacier

Hello & Namaste Everyone, It is a pleasure to let everyone back home know that the team A & L Stay Strong is back in Union Glacier safe and sound. Today, we started little early, descending from High Camp back to Vinson Base camp. We were the first team to get back at base camp so we got the first flight back to Union Glacier. We had very little time at base camp but were able to do whatever needed to get done. Everyone are happy & excited to be back in Union Glacier and be in touch with family & friends. We are schedule to fly back to Punta Arenas tomorrow afternoon and if all goes well with weather will be back in civilization tomorrow. Thank you all for following us along on this journey to the top of Mt Vinson in Antarctica. The expedition is coming to an end and we will be heading towards different direction soon, it was an awesome group of climbers to climb with and I personally wish all group members a safe and successful climb in coming days. Namaste, Jangbu

Team Stay Strong celebrates their Summit!

the connection is lost before the team says goodbye, but everything is going well.

Team Stay Strong Summits Vinson!

The climb was spectacular. This was my fifth trip with AAI. They have been a very important part of my life and I am grateful to all involved in providing these experiences. For me, traveling with AAI eliminates many of my concerns about a climb and I can focus on what I need to do […]

Disembarking on the ice from our Illuyshin 76 private jet. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Moving to Base Camp from our Twin Otter landing strip. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Neighboring Mount Shinn from High Camp. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
High Camp. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Summit Ridge. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Vinson Summit. Lakpa Rita Sherpa becomes the first Sherpa to summit Mount Vinson, and the Seven Summits. Photo: Andy Tyson
Plenty of daylight. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Climbing towards summit ridge. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Ralaxing at Union Glacier Camp. Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska
Mount Vinson, Antarctica. Photo: Monika Witkowska

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