Rising to 4.892 meters in elevation, Mount Vinson is the highest point on the Antarctic continent. Reaching this elusive Seventh Summit is both a privilege and a challenge that takes about two weeks. Enjoy every moment of the adventure. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips to Mount Vinson. The mountains are calling!
Climbing Mount Vinson (4,892m), Expedition from Punta Arenas, Chile to the highest peak in Antarctica
What should I know about Mountain Climbing Mount Vinson?
Mount Vinson and the surrounding massif were discovered by the U.S. Navy in 1958.
Why should I choose Mount Vinson for my Mountain Climbing adventure?
One of the Seven Summits
What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Mount Vinson?
In the summer, average daily temperatures rarely exceed freezing and at higher elevations are often well-below. Light is almost constant at this time of the year as well, which makes sunburn an ever-present risk.
How can I get to Mount Vinson?
Any trip to Antarctica begins with a flight into the international airport in Punta Arenas (PUQ), which offers direct flights from the airport in Santiago (SCL). Most guides will opt to meet you here or in the city prior to flying to Antarctica.
Which language is predominantly spoken in the Mount Vinson region?
Most guides speak English.
What's the country code for the Mount Vinson region?
What currency is accepted around Mount Vinson?
Most guides charge fees in US dollars.
Best time to climb
December to January
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