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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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January 4, 2012

Vinson High camp

Mark called in this morning to report the team is at high camp resting and in high spirits for a summit attempt on Thursday. [+] READ MORE

January 2, 2012

Vinson team resting at Camp 1 before move to high camp

Mark called in today to report the team made a carry up to high camp. Today they are tired, but satisfied with the effort yesterday. [+] READ MORE

January 1, 2012

Expedition update: Cayambe, Vinson, & Aconcagua

Happy New Year!Lots to report today. 12 Mountain Madness climbers and four MM guides reached the summit of Cayambe. It was a long day, but a tremendous success. [+] READ MORE

December 30, 2011

Vinson 2011-entry 2

MM office checked messages this morning and is happy to report that the team made it all the way to base camp where they were met by MM guide Jacob Schmitz who greeted them with a thermos of freshly brewed hot coffeee. [+] READ MORE

December 28, 2011

Antarctica/ Vinson team ready to go!

MM guide Mark Ryman has traveled down to Punta Arenas, Chile to guide a Mountain Madness expedition with fellow guide Jacob Schmitz. The team has assembled in Chile and Mark checked in with the first dispatch of the expedition. Weather permitting, they will soon be heading to the southern-most icy continent! [+] READ MORE