Tag: Mount Vinson

Vinson: Team V5 back in Punta Arenas

Hello friends and family, this is Jangbu and Ari reporting for Alpine Ascents Vinson V5 team. The team made it back to civilization at Punta Arenas this morning. We had an early morning flight from Union Glacier Camp to Punta … Continue reading

Vinson: Team V5 Prepares to Fly Back to Punta Arenas


Vinson: Team V5 Descends All the Way to Union Glacier


Vinson: Team V5 Returns to Camp After Summit Success


Vinson: Team V5 Makes it to the Summit!


Vinson: Team V5 Rests Up in Preparation for a Summit Attempt


Vinson: Team V5 Waits Out the Weather


Vinson: Team V5 Takes a Rest Day


Vinson: Team V5 Makes a Summit Attempt and Prepares to Try Again


Vinson: Team V5 Makes it Up to High Camp



  • Guide Skills: What’s in the Kit?

    By Trevor Husted As part of our Guide Development Series, this next post focuses on the essential items to include in your first aid kit if you are guiding an alpine climb. Have you taken an opportunity to look into your med kit lately? Perhaps question why something is even in there or maybe restock […]

  • 2022 Kilimanjaro Webinar

    Are you planning on climbing to the roof of Africa this summer?  If so, check out the 2022 Kilimanjaro webinar that we hosted on May 25th.  Our Kilimanjaro Program Director, Eric Murphy, outlined our COVID-19 protocols, the Tanzanian VISA process, and gave a detailed overview of the trip and what to expect.  We wrapped up […]

  • How To: Become a Guide

    By Kate Keith-Simms You’ve been dreaming of the outdoor office: lunch breaks taken overlooking snow capped peaks, “emails” coming in from the inReach, and a daily to-do list that includes navigating through a maze of crevasses and introducing others to the wonders of the alpine environment. But sometimes this dream can seem daunting. If you’re […]

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