Jed and Camilo lowering sleds off the lip of the col the team used to get out of Embree Glacier (click to enlarge).
Jed placing the GPS on the lower rocky summit of ''Wrong Peak', with the NE face of Mt Anderson in the background (click to enlarge).
Mount Bentley (4137m), showing its NE ridge (click to enlarge).
From left to right: Mt Bentley's SW side, "Mt Sisu" (unofficial name given by Patrick Degerman and Veikka Gustafsson who made the first ascent), and Mt Anderson's west face. All images courtesy of Damien Gildea (click to enlarge).
Gildea's Unclimbed Antarctica: Embree ascents
Posted: Jan 29, 2007 04:06 pm EST
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(ThePoles.com) Antarctica season now folding, time has come to check what else has been happening on the ice. Damien Gildea's team has made a number of first ascents and here goes Damien's report with a second update coming up later this week.Mts. Bentley and Press baggedAfter landing in the Embree glacier on Dec 19th we spent four days in bad weather. Xmas Day dawned pretty good though so Jed and I set off for one of the ridge peaks behind our camp - we went for what we figured was the highest one, but once on top we...
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