Monday, December 31, 2012

ICESTOCK Dec. 31, 2012

 On New Years Eve we have our anual Icestock concert outdoors. 4 pm till 1 am. Eleven  bands in nine hours. Most of the people in front of the stage here are carpenters getting ready to watch fellow carps play onstage.
 "Mother Tucker and the Snocats" (A Tucker Snocat is a big, snow grooming tracked vehicle that is used down here, specially in the deep field camps.) Eric Kroeger on vocals, Jim Rupple on guitar and Geordan McQuiston on bass. Jim ad Geordan our our bosses.

 Sawbucks is a fishhut that the carp shop uses to serve coffee with special sauce to concert goers.
 Captain Ed and Sparky, barristas
 Robin and Sparky
Garrett, Rachel and Sean, carps, enjoying the Sawbucks deck.

Ice People #13 - WAIS Divide

 August Allen, weather
 Betsy Spencer, cook
 Jeremy Nylander, carpenter, Washington state
 Beth Beasely (I think), field coordinator, Madrid, New Mexico
 Me, carpenter, Cincinnati, Ohio
 Kevin Lyons, carpenter, Colorado
 Tristan, carpenter, Texas
 Anna Zajicek, painter, Wisconsin
 Anna Zajicek
 Robin Carroccia, carpenter apprentice, Denver, CO
 Robin Carroccia
 David Forest (the other one), carpenter apprentice, Montana
 Anna Zajicek
 Emily Keifer, rigger
Dale P., Fairbanks, AK, Dale designed and maintains the hot water drill that the scientists use to drill through the Pine Island  Glacier.
 Beth Beasely, field coordinator, Madrid, New Mexico
 Beth Beasely
 Beth Beasely
 David Malpais, carpenter
 Graham, field coordinator

 Ewan, BAS (British Antarctic Survey) mechanic, South Africa
 Eli Duke, fuels
Eli Duke

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

WAIS Carpenter Put-in Crew

WAIS Put-in, part 2

WAIS Divide Deep Field Camp Put-in

Arriving on the Bassler for the first day of camp put-in
Digging out the Tucker Sno-cat
Condition of everything stored on the winter berm
The Tucker with the sun seen through the exhaust of the Herman Nelson heaters
Stephanie, setting up the radio antennae
Stephanie, Weather
Tucker Sno-cat engine before it is cleaned out