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Destination Antarctica: First Turns (Gallery)

Bluebird and big lines. The skiing has begun on Antarctica. With good weather and stable snow, the group has been able to log a few turns and enjoy some amazing vistas.

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To read about this expedition to Antarctica, go to skiingmag.com/antarctica. Sunset in the Neumeier Channel.

To read about this expedition to Antarctica, go to skiingmag.com/antarctica. Sunset in the Neumeier Channel.

Penguins on Wiencke Island

Penguins on Wiencke Island

 Jessica Sobolowski climbing on Wiencke Island with   Neumeier Channel and Anvers Island in background. 

 

Jessica Sobolowski climbing on Wiencke Island with  

Neumeier Channel and Anvers Island in background.

 

Kelly Okonek doing skier's yoga on Wiencke Island while   guide Glen Poulsen (left) and skier Scott Fennell (right) stand by.

Kelly Okonek doing skier’s yoga on Wiencke Island while  

guide Glen Poulsen (left) and skier Scott Fennell (right) stand by.

Sam Bass with some Penguins on Weincke Island

Sam Bass with some Penguins on Weincke Island

An abandoned Argentine hut on Weincke I.

An abandoned Argentine hut on Weincke I.

 Skiing Mag Editor, Sam Bass about to drop in to ramp on Weincke, 1st run, ship in   distance. 

 

Skiing Mag Editor, Sam Bass about to drop in to ramp on Weincke, 1st run, ship in  

distance.

 

 A view approaching skiable terrain on Weincke (our runs are   around the mtn to the left, not yet visible.) 

 

A view approaching skiable terrain on Weincke (our runs are  

around the mtn to the left, not yet visible.)


 

Rando Steve in lower third of chute on Weincke with   Neumeyer channel in background

Rando Steve in lower third of chute on Weincke with  

Neumeyer channel in background

looking down at Rando Steve as he tries not to become a   pinball

looking down at Rando Steve as he tries not to become a  

pinball

 M/V Clipper Adventurer as seen from Zodiac speeding   toward penguin rookery on Weincke Isand 

 

M/V Clipper Adventurer as seen from Zodiac speeding  

toward penguin rookery on Weincke Isand