Ascent of Vinson Massif on 2007-12-23

Climber: John Starbuck

Others in Party:David Pritt
Andrew Rice
Date:Sunday, December 23, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Airplane
Peak:Vinson Massif
    Elevation:16050 ft / 4892 m
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Summit of Vinson Massif, Antarctica (2007-12-23). Photo by John Starbuck.
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Summary Total Data
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Hut Camp, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:14 nights away from roads
    Weather:Frigid, Windy, Clear
Severe wind chill

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