Jay (brian1789) wrote,

Heading out tomorrow...

Temperatures have dropped, the ice runway at McMurdo has solidified, and so planes returned here today. So we are scheduled to have three flights going out tomorrow, with our team on the second one. Crossed fingers… Christchurch and New Zealand are more pleasant places to wait than, say, Resolute, but we're itching to get started.

Given one more day waiting here, a group of us took an afternoon trip to Arthur's Pass National Park, and hiked in an alpine setting… lovely. And I finished my LPSC conference abstract, and packed...
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