VinsonAltitude 4,897m/16,067ft » Duration 19 Days » Grade 2C
The highest mountain of our planet's last great wilderness, Antarctica[more]
Vinson summit ridge Photo: © Adele Pennington
IntroductionThe Ellsworth Mountains are so remote and isolated that if they did not contain the highest mountain in the continent, they would have only been visited by a handful of intrepid explorers. Antarctica is the world's last great wilderness and remains virtually completely undeveloped and unpopulated due to the hostility of its climate. It is a land of extremes and epitomises the very idea of remoteness, harshness and isolation... read more
Experience RequiredAlthough comparatively modest in terms of height, Vinson offers a major challenge due to the harshness of its climate and its extremely remote location...read more
This expedition is graded 2C... read more about grades
Our Scottish Winter Courses and our Alpine Courses provide good skills preparation for an expedition.
LeadershipOur Vinson expeditions are led by our most experienced leaders, who have either cold mountain experience on 8,000m peaks, or who have climbed in Antarctica before. With teams of more than five climbers, we will send an assistant leader... read more
There are 4 places available on each expedition.
Expedition ItineraryDay 1: Depart home country. Fly to Punta Arenas in Southern Chile...read more
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To get the most from your expedition, Jagged Globe offer courses to make sure you have all the skills and the fitness you need [more]
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