Jim and Garrett made it down safely from High Camp and all the way back to Union Glacier in one day (yesterday). No doubt the trek down was one filled with satisfaction. The anticipation and nerves that are often present on the ascent are gone allowing you to take in your surroundings with a new appreciation. And then there's the incredible flight back to Union Glacier which is stunning in every regard. 

Union Glacier can feel like a small town after being gone for a while, and the creature comforts it provides make it a wonderful place to spend time. 

If weather cooperates they hope to make it back to Punta Arenas today. This will be the completion of a very long journey for Jim (the Seven Summits) and one step closer to a different goal (the Grand Slam). 

We will keep you posted. Hopefully the next blog will be posted from Punta Arenas!

Below: Union Glacier basecamp

If you enjoy these blogs please check out our Mount Vinson expedition and South Pole Last Degree Ski Expedition.

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