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Vinson Massif: Hahn & Team Celebrate the Summer Solstice

When you’re already in twenty four hours of sunlight, it can be a little slippery declaring that this day is longer than the others.  But of course the summer solstice means something more to us at 80 degrees south latitude.  For my gang of climbers, the day would have had far greater significance if it had been the start of our travel homeward. Not so much, as it turned out.  There was a chance though.  It started out snowy and grey and windy and progressed to partly sunny and windy by afternoon.  The Ilyushin Captain was giving the day a thorough revue, but in the end he decided that the amount of blowing snow he’d have to find his way through to reach the runway threshold was unworkable.  The call was made as we sat down to dinner.  By that time we’d done our usual day-long routine of napping, reading, going to lectures and watching the sky.  Of course the announcement was a disappointment, but we are glad the logistics folks are trying so hard to find a hole in this storm. 

Best Regards
RMI Guide Dave Hahn


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