Tag: Mount Vinson

Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge – Fly to Union Glacier!


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge – Celebrations at Foggy Basecamp


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge – Spicy Descent to Basecamp


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge – Summit Success!


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge – Ready to Summit Tomorrow!


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge – Waiting for Weather Window


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge Climbs to High Camp


Vinson Team Shackleton’s Revenge – Reviews Skills at Low Camp


Vinson Team #3 now called “Shackleton’s Revenge”


Vinson – Welcome Team #3!



  • Denali: A Photo Essay

    by Brooke Warren Denali “The High One” is the third highest of the seven summits, right behind Everest and Aconcagua, at 20,310 feet. It is an “ultra-prominent” peak with soaring vertical relief of 18,000 feet, greater even than Mount Everest (a mere 12,000′ of vertical relief) when measured from its 2,000-foot lowlands to its lofty […]

  • Top-10 Gear Misconceptions

    Misconceptions about climbing gear can leave you wandering in the woods. In this article, we’ll look at the top-10 most common gear-related misconceptions for those newer to mountaineering, and offer some quick comments in answer. This piece was originally published in 2017, but it’s proved so helpful that we pulled it from the archives and […]

  • Improving Body Composition for Mountaineering

    by Maria Faires, RD Strength-to-weight ratio is an important key performance indicator for the mountain climbing athlete. Have you ever tried to hike up a steep trail with a heavy backpack?  The more you carry, the harder the effort. Weight matters.   A mountaineer’s performance will be enhanced by being as close to their ideal body […]

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