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!



  • Guide Trip Report: Denali Traverse

    by Sam Hennessey Climbing in the Alaska Range in late spring sometimes feels like stepping into another world. The endless daylight, and the sheer contrast of Denali towering over the rest of the state gives it an atmosphere like no other. For the last decade, Michael Gardner and I have stared down from the upper […]

  • Epic Climbs That Might Not Be on Your Radar

    ‘Twas the night before Rainier dates were released, when all through the land Many a climber was stirring, contemplating high altitude plans so grand Their crampons were placed in the gear bin with care In hopes to use them on Rainier in weather so fair My timer was set for the exact release time To […]

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Backcountry Quilts

    Hey Alpine, I’m headed out to Washington in mid-September for a 6-day course (stoked) and I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about backcountry quilts.  Apparently all the cool-kid alpinists are using them.  Can I bring one on my course? Sincerely, Steve House in Training  Hi Steve House in Training, Thanks for reaching out […]

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