SUMMITS & PROGRAMS
Vinson Massif (4,892mt) Antarctica.
Vinson Massif is the highest mountain of Antarctica, at 4,892mt (16,067ft). It was first summited in 1966.
Antarctica is the coldest, driest and windiest continent: it has approximately 90% of the world's ice, the snow fall in Antarctica is so minimal that the continent has been called "the world's coldest desert (the interior receives less than 3 cm (1 in) of precipitation a year and astronauts have visited the dry valleys because of their similarity to lunar landscapes), and the strong Katabatic winds off the polar plateau often blow at storm force and can reach 300km/h (187 mph).