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Aconcagua Ice Cream Dream Team celebrates!

Hola friends, family and loved ones! Our fearless team took in a local vineyard today after a delightful brunch. Then we all got together for one last great meal of a traditional Argentinian grill. Lots of meat and good drink. … Continue reading

Aconcagua Team Ramrod from the Summit!

Carstensz Pyramid Team Third Time’s The Charm

Team Vertical Chorizo Back at Base Camp

Hello everybody, It’s a pleasure to announce that team vertical chorizo had a 100% summit success on Aconcagua expedition and we are back at base camp safe and sound. We had a great weather on our summit day. It was … Continue reading

Aconcagua Team Tejas Anejos Summit Photos

Hi all,
I am happy to report that Team Tejas Anejos successfully summited yesterday and is now safely back in Plaza de Mulas! Below are a few photos from the last few days.

Team No Problem departs Antarctica!

Hello friends, family and loved ones! We had great luck today with a complicated logistics. The clouds lifted at Vinson base camp this morning so we dropped our tents and packed our bags. The fog gathered again to threaten our … Continue reading

Vinson Team No Problem Flying to the Ice

Great news, the winds have dropped at Union glacier, Antarctica. So we are excited about flying across the Drake passage to the last continent.
Security checked and boarding.
All our best,Ben Jones and Vern Tejas

Vinson Team No Problem Returns to Basecamp

Team No Problem Summits Vinson in Perfect Conditions!

Kilimanjaro Team Deluce Reaches Summit!



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