Saturday, October 25, 2014


"People don't go to Antarctica. They are called to Antarctica."

Here are some random shots from my first days on the ice.

Pressure ridges at Scott Base.

A van on the road at Scott Base (NZ).

The road near the transition on a sunny day. 
The transition is from Ross Island to the Ross ice shelf.

The ice road covered in new snow at Silver City.

Castle Rock.

Menu sign in Galley, "Pure Deliciousness".

Condition 2 weather.

More condition 2 weather.

LDB (Long Duration Balloon) payload assembly buildings.
The tallest buildings on skis in the world.
We plan to launch 3 balloons this season.

After a week of storms, snow in the galley.

Ann and another pile of snow inside.

Ray is operating the excavator

removing snow piles

digging out the galley at LDB.

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