At the end of the year, Belgians Dixie Dansercoer, Julie Brown
and Rudy Van Snick plan to clim mount Vinson (4879m)
before attempting on foot the return trek
Vinson - Patriot Hills and explore the
unclimbed peaks in the Ellsworth chain.
They bid to claim a number of firsts along the way.
They want to celebrate the millenium in an entirely
diffrent manner and make the public at large aware
of the importance of protection the
environment in the Antarctic.