Tag: Antarctica

Vinson 2019 First Team Climbs up to High Camp in Perfect Weather

https://alpineascentsvinson.files.wordpress.com/2019/12/audio-post-2019-12-12-03-56-10.mp3

Team No Problem departs Antarctica!

Hello friends, family and loved ones! We had great luck today with a complicated logistics. The clouds lifted at Vinson base camp this morning so we dropped our tents and packed our bags. The fog gathered again to threaten our … Continue reading

Vinson Team No Problem Flying to the Ice

Great news, the winds have dropped at Union glacier, Antarctica. So we are excited about flying across the Drake passage to the last continent.
Security checked and boarding.
All our best,Ben Jones and Vern Tejas

Vinson Team No Problem Returns to Basecamp

https://alpineascentsvinson.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/audio-post-2018-01-18-02-18-22.mp3

Team No Problem Summits Vinson in Perfect Conditions!

https://alpineascentsvinson.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/audio-post-2018-01-17-00-01-11.mp3

Vinson Team No Problem Acclimatizes at High Camp

https://alpineascentsvinson.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/audio-post-2018-01-15-02-04-45.mp3

Vinson Team No Problem Climbs to High Camp

https://alpineascentsvinson.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/audio-post-2018-01-14-02-31-32.mp3

Vinson Team No Problem Solid on Skills

https://alpineascentsvinson.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/audio-post-2018-01-12-23-35-47.mp3

Vinson Team No Problem Enjoys Sunshine at Low Camp

Vinson Team 3 now Team No Problem

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  • Insulated Pants and Why You (Might) Need Them

    Guide Brooke Warren in prime insulated pant conditions on the summit of Mt. Rainier. Photo by Patrick Chu. Insulated Pants can seem like a burden (will my legs really be that cold??), but they can be a critical piece of clothing in mountaineering, and can make a cold night at camp much more pleasant.  Why […]

  • Selecting Snowshoes for Expeditions

    If you are preparing to embark on a Denali Prep course or a Denali expedition with Alpine Ascents, you are also about to enter into the wonderful world of snowshoe travel. There are several reasons for our unilateral use of snowshoes over skis on these trips. First, the learning curve for snowshoeing is far less […]

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    A guide to Carabiners

    By Mike Hawkins There are a wide variety of carabiners available on the market, and each type has its pros and cons. Some carabiners are built for very specific uses, while others are geared toward general use. For both safety and efficiency, it is worthwhile to understand the subtle differences in order to choose the […]

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