Photo: Scott Fennell. For our last day of skiing in Antarctica, the ship brought us to some mellow terrain around Discovery Bay on Greenwich Island, where the emphasis seemed to be on seeing seals and penguins, rather than skiing. And since it was long night of partying on the ship for many the night before, […]
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Another day of beautiful sunshine and amazing terrain yesterday and after traveling through the Neumayer Channel overnight, we awoke to the mountains referred to as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs towering over the ocean and the Clipper Adventurer. One of the most beautiful places I have ever been. Photo Kellie Okonek. After a quick […]
Randosteve skis above Cierva Cove. Photo: Scott Fennell. In my world, and any other fan of backcountry skiing, today was a day dreams are made of. After being cooped up on the Clipper Adventurer for two days crossing the Drake Passage, the clouds parted and the winds eventually mellowed to allow for an amazing day […]
More radness in Ushuaia. Another day of skiing up in the Marshall Glacier zone yesterday. This time it was with Thomas Laakso and Adam Clark. Thomas is the ski category manager for Black Diamond Equipment and Adam Clark is a pretty well known photographer in the ski world. Skiing up to the Marshall is pretty […]
Ushuaia harbor. Got out skiing for a few hours today. No real plan…just cruise up to the glacier and tour around to get my legs back under me and grab a feel for the conditions. I’m glad I brought a couple pairs of skis with me, since the snow conditions are extremely variable, ranging from […]
Sam Bass psyched to have made it to Ushuaia, Argentina. Wow…36 hours of non-stop traveling…and now I’m here in Ushuaia with an amazing group of people. It was very cool to see the group size heading to Antarctica slowly grow from just three of us flying out of Jackson, to larger numbers rendezvousing in Atlanta…and […]
Kind of mellow dramatic, but click here for some musical accompaniment to this post. Wow, the day is finally here and today I am off to Ushuaia, and the southern most point of Argentina and South America. It will take two full days to get there, but luckily the longest flight to the southern hemisphere […]