Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2011’

Heading Home & Final Thoughts on Antarctica

I just sent off a final, final dispatch from our adventure in Antarctica. I'm sitting in my hotel room in …

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Another Fun First Ascent in Antarctica

Got a surprising spell of good weather yesterday, which allowed the Ilyushin to come in and shuttle out the first …

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A Final Post from Antarctica

Weather has settled in here at Union Glacier camp in Antarctica, and we’re grounded for probably 4 days or so. …

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A Small First Ascent

It’s not often that we get an opportunity to go to an area and do a first ascent, especially of …

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A Small First Ascent

It’s not often that we get an opportunity to go to an area and do a first ascent, especially of …

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A Small First Ascent of the LiRye Face

It’s not often that we get an opportunity to go to an area and do a first ascent, especially of …

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Weather Delays & Changing Plans in Antarctica

Unpredictable…that is somewhat of the motto for climbing in general, but especially down here in Antarctica. Read my most recent …

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Low Clouds and No Flights in Antarctica

Not much happening here at Vinson Basecamp today. During the night, a storm blew in with low, dense clouds, rendering …

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Beautiful Lines in a Sea of White

We had another great day skiing here in Antarctica. And, tomorrow we fly off to find an untouched summit to …

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Great Skiing on the Branscomb Glacier

We had a great first day skiing here on the Branscomb Glacier, just outside of Vinson Basecamp. Some beautiful light …

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