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Vinson Massif

Located 1200 km's from the South Pole, it is massive. Stretching 13 miles in length and is 8 miles wide, it s situated on a sea of ice. Antarctica's extreme temperatures and weather make climbing Vinson a serious task. It was an emotional summit for me as I stood on top, looking out into the surreal landscape, as this was my Seventh Summit.

QUICK FACTS
  • Mountain: Vinson Massif
  • Continent: Antarctica
  • Country: Sentinel
  • Range: Caucasus
  • Height: 16,067 ft / 4,897 m
  • Summit Date: Jan 7, 2008
  • Route Climbed: Revised
  • First Ascent: 1966 Nicholas Clinch

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