Tag: Mount Vinson

Vinson 2019 – First Team still Hanging Tight at Union Glacier


Vinson 2019 – First Team Waiting Patiently for Weather to Fly Out of Union Glacier


Vinson 2019 – First Team Wraps up an Excellent Expedition!


Vinson 2019 First Team Reaches the Top of Antarctica!


Vinson 2019 First Team Prepares for Summit Bid Tomorrow


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


Vinson 2019 First Team takes Rest Day at Low Camp


Vinson 2019 First Team Up to Low Camp at 9,000′


Vinson 2019 First Team Flies from Union Glacier to Vinson Basecamp


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge Signing Off!



  • Women’s-Specific Climbing Tips

    It’s Not Awkward, It’s Reality As adults, we’ve got our bathroom & “private part” habits down. We know how to keep ourselves comfortable, clean, and efficient. But what happens when we step into the backcountry for the day? For several nights? For a month-long expedition? For those heading into the backcountry with a female anatomy, […]

  • Gear Review: Fozzils Bowls

    By Mike Hawkins It has been a long day – one of the most demanding climbing days you have ever experienced. Your legs are wrecked. Your back is sore and you have small bruises on your hips from your hipbelt. You have sunscreen caked into every nook and cranny, but even that didn’t keep you […]

  • Gear Review: The North Face Phantom 50 pack

    By Mike Hawkins “Man, this is a really great pack…” I said it over and over for months until my wife had finally had enough of it. She had to get one for herself.  While 50 liters is a little small for most multi-day mountaineering and winter ski tours, the small size is plenty versatile […]

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