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Mt. Sidley climb. Antarctica

        

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Sidley

Object map:
Sidley

Regions: Antarctica
Objects: Sidley (4181m)
Activities: Mountaineering
Service: VIP
Program's difficulty: 3, relatively easy ( technical 2 + altitudinal 1 )
Group size: 6-10
Price: 60 990 USD
Deposit for reservations 5 000 USD
Full payment 90 days before
No refund if you cancel less than 90 days!

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Next month the price will rise.
The price is fixed at the moment of prepayment.
Dates ( Days 17 / Nights 16 )
2017:
December 15 - December 31

Trip overview

Moscow - Santiago - Punta Arenas - Patriot Hills - Mount Sidley  area (plane) - Ascent - Patriot Hills - Punta Arenas - Santiago - Moscow

Why go there?

Mount Sidley (4181 m) – the highest point of the  Mary Bird Land, in very rarely visited area. It is officially recognized as the highest volcano of Antarctica, one of the “Seven volcanos of the World”.  Mt.Sidley - a large mountain, with a huge caldera, which forms a wall height of 1200 meters, the opposite slopes of the mountains are flat and could easily be reached on skis. A layer of ice in the area reaches is a three-kilometer thick. There is no actual volcanic activity in the region, according to scientists last eruption occurred about 4.7 million years ago.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Punta Arenas. Accommodation at a hotel.
Day 2 Purchase of products and equipment in Punta Arenas.
Day 3 Briefing in the office of Adwenture Network. Preparation and packing equipment.
Day 4 Flight to Antarctica to the Patriot Hills.
Day 5 Flight Patriot Hills - Base Camp Sidley volcano (2,150 m)
Day 6 Acclimatization and preparation for the ascent
Day 7 Trek to Camp 2. It takes about 8 hours. Overnight (2,00 m)
Day 8 Trek about 6 hours to the assault camp (3,500 - 3,600 m)
Day 9 Climbing Volcano Sidley (4181 m)
Day 10 Reserve day in case of bad weather.
Day 11 Reserve day in case of bad weather.
Day 12 Descending to the Base Camp
Day 13 Preparing for flight
Day 14 Departure on the Patriot Hills
Day 15 Flight from Patriot Hills to Punta Arenas

Price includes

Booking hotels in Punta Arenas

Briffing before flying to Antarctica

Flights Punta Arenas - Patriot Hills - Volcano Sidley - Patriot Hills - Punta Arenas

Meals and accommodation in Antarctica

Team equipment for climbing and facilities for base camp

Guides and other support staff

The transportation of 25 kg in Antarctica

Price does not include

Chilean Multi Visa ($ 200 for Russians)

Flights to Punta Arenas ($ 2300-2700 from Europe)

Meals and accommodation in Punta Arenas

Personal equipment for climbing and base camp

Baggage in Antarctica more than 25 kg ($ 70 for every extra kg)

Insurance for at least $ 300,000

Good advice

A prepayment of $ 5000 (including $ 1500 non-refundable amount) must be done not later than 120 days before the expedition. The remaining amount must be paid no later than 90 days prior to the expedition.

In case of refusal to participate in the program less than 90 days before the beginning of tour, the money paid for the program will not be returned !

NOTE: Time of departure to Antarctica and return to the mainland may be moved in case of bad weather (there have been rare cases where a storm was up to 10 days). In case of such shifting the timing of flights the program is guaranteed! In case of refuse the client from participating due this shifting and postponement of flights, the money for the travel not returned

Tips guidelines (important information!)

You entrust your life, health, your time and money to the guides. And the guides take this responsibility for you and for the success of the whole trip. They are doing this 24 hours. 10-20 USD per day is expected as the normal amount of tips for the Guides and the staff of the program. If you liked everything about the trip, please don't forget to thank them. You can give the tips directly to the Main Guide and he will distribute it among the staff.

Necessary travel papers (documents)

To visit Antarctica you will need to fill out a special questionnaire.

By air and by land

Return flight from Punta Arenas to Antarctica
Luggage allowance for these flights is 25 kg
Group equipment is divided equally among the members to carry

Accommodation

In Punta Arenas, there are various hotels **-***
Hotel to be paid extra. Our price includes hotel reservation only.
In Antarctica, we stay in good tents for 2 or 3 persons.

Meals

We buy all the necessary food-stuffs in Punta Arenas and the members cook for themselves in the mess tent in BC and in their tents on the route. The guide gives a competent hand.
White gas (4 liters per person) is provided for BC and higher.

Staff

One guide per 3-5 clients

Health and medical insurance

The group will have a first-aid kit.
Each member must have insurance with 150 000USD coverage.

Weather

Antarctic summer: when the sky is cloudless the temperature inside a tent is from 0C to +10C. Snow storms are frequent visitors and then the temperature can drop to -35C (on the tops).

Extra expenses

Hotel in Punta Arenas 30-60USD per day
Meals in Punta Arenas 20-40USD per day
Luggage over 25 kg 70USD per 1 kg

Personal gear

Group equipment for BC (provided by 7 Summits Club)
Mess tent
Tents in higher camps (2-3 members to a tent)
Cooking utensils (gas-stoves, pots and pans)
Satellite phone ($5 per 1 minute)
First-aid kit
Solar battery charger

Group climbing equipment (provided by 7 Summits Club)
gas-stoves
kitchen utensils
snow shovels
tents for high camps
rope (50 m)
walkie-talkies

Personal equipment for BC (not included in the
price)
sleeping bag (good for -40?C)
sleeping mat
gas-stove
personal items for washing
personal notebook (if needed)

Climbing equipment
crampons (G12 model recommended)
backpack (40-50 liters)
harness
6mm cord for prussic knots
screwgate carabiners - 3
collapsible ski poles
thermos
descender (rappel device)
ice-axe
camera
video camera and accessories
accumulators (batteries)
personal eating utensils for high camps

Clothes and footwear
trekking shoes
climbing boots (Millets Everest recommended)
down jacket + down trousers (or down overalls)
Gore Tex jacket with a large hood
Gore Tex trousers
Polartec Windblock jacket and trousers
jacket Polartec - 100 - 2 items
warm underwear - 2 sets
Polartec gloves 2 pairs
Thinsulate gloves
Thinsulate mittens - 2 pairs
warm woolen socks - 4-5 pairs
balaclava
warm hat
Polartec Windblock face mask
UV glasses
ski goggles (preferably)
gaiters

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