Welcome to Berg Adventures' 2003 Mt. Vinson, Antarctica Expedition

Camp at the base of Vinson MassifFollow polar veteran Wally Berg and climbers Gus Pope and Will Cross as they journey to the highest point on the "cold continent". From the town of Punta Arenas, Chile, the team will fly by Russian jet over the Drake Passage to the settlement at Patriot Hills, Antartica. From there, they travel to the base of Vinson Massif. Please join us for continuing coverage of one of the world's great adventures.

Guide: Wally Berg

Climbers: Gus Pope, Cayman Islands; Will Cross, Pittsburgh, PA

Expedition Dispatches:

December 21 – We are going home!
December 21 – Gus Pope reporting from Patriot HIlls
December 20 – Another Day at Vinson Base Camp
December 19 – Weather changing at Vinson Base
December 16 – BAI team reports from summit of Vinson
December 15 – Preparing to Summit Vinson
December 14 – Great weather at Vinson High Camp
December 12 – Antarctic Soul Food at Vinson Base Camp
December 11 – Mt. Vinson B ase
December 11 – Photos from departure day
December 10 – Wally reporting from Patriot Hills
December 9 – Happy Birthday Gus
December 8 – Final preparations in place
December 5 – Ready for anything to happen
December 4 – High gusts continue at Patriot Hills
December 3, 2003 – Waiting to fly to the ice

This BAI expedition
is sponsored by:

AlpineAire Foods

Panasonic Toughbooks