Finally the big day had arrived – I left for Puntas Arenas on Christmas Day! On December 29, we woke early and waited for the call to say that the weather is clear enough to fly to Union Glacier, Antarctica…
It’s a privilege to embark on the Vinson Massif expedition with a team of women who are also supporting some great causes. Take a look at the UN’s Women Lead Climate Action Programme in Cambodia, as well as the Her Planet Earth page. Check out Sandra Marichal’s video about her experience in Antarctica.
Adventure Consultants are great with communication and preparing us for the expedition. Below are some of the reference notes they sent us.
Watch “The Cold Truth: An Expedition to Antarctica” by Sandra Marichal, an #up2degrees documentary about the aircon of our planet: Antarctica. Sandra says:
“Every day is magical… Every day has a beauty I’ve never seen. It’s a place that makes you feel very humble to be invited on the planet – and the least we can do is to protect and respect it.”
During the southern summer of 2017/18, Adventure Consultants will operate its twenty fourth year of expeditions to Vinson Massif, Antarctica’s highest summit. Check out the Vinson Massif Expedition 2017/18.
Imagine yourself on the summit of Mount Vinson 16,050 ft (4892 m), the highest peak in Antarctica and one of the coveted Seven Summits. Majestic, snow-covered peaks stand guard over vast glaciers below and in the distance, snow meets sky along a noticeably curved horizon…