Hello! This is Garrett calling in for the Madison Mountaineering Mount Vinson climb #1. We made it to Mount Vinson base camp today. The Twin Otter flew us out of Union Glacier camp. We arrived at Vinson base camp in the afternoon, set up our camp and cooked dinner. We had a great meal and now were just tucked into our tents and our sleeping bags getting ready for a good night’s rest. All’s well here at Vinson base camp. We’ll check in soon. Thanks!
(photo: Madison Mountaineering archives)
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