Jan 10, 2023 – IMG Chief Guide Justin Merle and our winter Vinson team report that all is well in the Southern Hemisphere. Yesterday, they said their goodbyes to Antarctica made it safely back to Punta Arenas at the tip of South America. The team had a successful expedition, with all team members standing on […]
Jan 4, 2023 – IMG Chief Guide Justin Merle checked in from Vinson High Camp last night to report that the team had a successful summit day, with everyone standing on top of Vinson Massif. From Justin: We’re on the summit, gloves off nice weather, good times! The team made it safely back to High […]
Jan 3, 2023 The Vinson Massif climbing team is staged at High Camp and ready to make their summit bid, reports IMG Chief Guide Justin Merle. Wish our team luck as they head to the Top of the Bottom in the coming days. All is well in Antarctica!
Jan 1, 2023 – IMG Chief Guide Justin Merle checked in from Vinson Camp 1 reporting that the team had a successful move to the 9,500ft camp. The team is enjoying clear and calm weather, and will plan on carrying their first loads to Camp 2 in the coming days. All is well in Antarctica!
Dec 30, 2022 – Good news in the Southern Hemisphere! Updates on our 4 expeditions in the field below: Aconcagua – IMG senior guide Jonathan Schrock checked in as his team departed Uspallata in Argentina for the Aconcagua trailhead. The team will hike in to their first camp at Pampa de Lenas at nearly 10,000ft […]
Dec 29, 2022 – IMG Chief Guide Justin Merle called this morning to report that the IMG Vinson team landed safely at Union Glacier. The conditions were windy in Punta Arenas, but the Boing 757 bound for Antarctica soon took off shuttling the team south. The team will wait at Union Glacier until weather allows […]
28 December, 2022 IMG Chief Guide Justin Merle checked in to let us know that team team is in Punta Arenas and they are planning to fly South to Union Glacier in the morning, as long as the weather holds. The team is ready to go and excited to climb in one of the most […]
The world is finally starting to travel again, and the recent news that USA will no longer require a Covid test for travelers returning home will make things even easier. The following 2022 IMG International programs are CONFIRMED to run! Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu – June 20, June 29 Kilimanjaro – June […]
May 11, 2022 The 2022-23 Dates have been released for Vinson and Aconcagua. We are looking forward to running more great climbs to 2 of the Seven Summits this winter. We worked hard on these dates and itineraries for those of you who are interested in climbing both mountains in one trip down South. Climb […]
January 25, 2022 The Guides are home and we have been debriefing the final trip of another successful season in Antarctica. Jonathan Schrock sent in some great photos from the climb and we wanted to make sure we shared them with everyone. Our Vinson Dates for the 2022-23 season will be up soon and we […]