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Success on
Vinson
Antarctica

This was #6 of the 7 Summits
 
Vinson Massif is a large mountain massif in Antarctica that is 21 km long and 13 km wide and lies within the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains. It overlooks the Ronne Ice Shelf near the base of the Antarctic Peninsula. The massif is located about 1,200 kilometers from the South Pole.
 Elevation: 16,050′

Vinson Day to Day Itinerary

Jan 5 - Arrive in Punta Arenas Chile

Jan 6-8 - Daily COVID tests, gear check, city exploration

Jan 9 - Depart Punta Arenas fly to Antarctica transfer to ski aircraft to base camp (6900 ft)

Jan 10-12 Acclimate and climb to 9000 ft

Jan 13-15 fixed ropes to 12500 ft

Jan 16-17 summit attempt to 16050 ft

Jan 18 - Decent to base camp

Please note that the itinerary above is not an exact timeline. The Antarctic weather is unpredictable where trip length can vary

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Notable Mountains Climbed 

**Everest - 29,030 Feet

**Aconcagua - 22,841 Feet

**Denali – 20,310 Feet

**Kilimanjaro - 19,340

**Kosciusko - 7,310

**Vinson - 16,067

Pico De Orizaba – 18,491 Feet

Mount Rainier – 14,411 Feet

Other notable peaks:

Hood

Adams

Baker

Shukzan

Jefferson

Whitney

Shasta

Lyle

South Sister

And many others.

** One of the "7 Summits"

Still to do of the 7

Elbrus - 18,513 (2023, 2024???)

 

Mount Vinson

 
January 16th 2023 4:00PM

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