Tag: Mount Vinson

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


Vinson: Team V5 Takes a Rest Day


Vinson: Team V5 Makes it All the Way to Low Camp



  • Mountains and Meditation

    By Trevor Husted The opportunities and benefits that meditation can bring to our mountain climbing experiences If you’ve navigated to this mountaineering focused blog, there is a high likelihood that you’re interested in improving your performance in the alpine and perhaps overall quality of life. One of the more intriguing ways to boost our mental […]

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Mountaineering Courses

    Hey Alpine, I’m resolved. 2022 is the year I learn the ropes (pun intended) of mountaineering. You have a lot of offerings on your site and I’m not sure which one is right for me. Can you give me the CliffsNotes explanation of the difference between them all? There’s a 6-Day, 8-Day, 9-Day, 10-Day, 13-Day, […]

  • Extreme Self-Care: Expedition Style

    by Aili Farquhar  As you toil against the steepness of the hill, the backpack hipbelt secured to your sled digs into your harness.  All the sweat accumulated and dried in your hair during your sunny journey across the lower glacier begins to itch as a fresh new layer accumulates under your sunscreen-rimmed hat.  After setting […]

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