On the Ice

Getting off the ice

Lee and I were bumped off the flight today. We do have high priority because of our commitment to AMOS conference, but there was too long of a list with people with high priority. There is an extra flight scheduled … Continue reading

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Minna Bluff

We finally got our cargo – the replacement wind direction sensor for Minna Bluff. We were waiting for it for a long time, which is not surprising considering C-17 never came to McMurdo and all operations are done by Hercs. … Continue reading

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My first helo flight!

I have been really excited to go on a helicopter ride – I have never been in a helicopter before. The last helo flight Lee took was during my happy camper training and I couldn’t go with him. It was … Continue reading

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A new kind of canceled

Lee and I woke up to snow and windy weather in McMurdo. Despite this, we were still confirmed for our Twin Otter flight to Lettau AWS. Lettau is quite a ways away, so we hoped for good weather at the … Continue reading

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Three stations in one day!

Lee and I had quite an eventful day on Saturday, February 2. We finally got priority + ¬†good weather for a Twin Otter flight. We had an ambitious day – to visit Schwerdtfeger, Marilyn and Alexander Tall Tower! site in … Continue reading

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