Welcome to Allen’s South Pole Winter 2020 Blog!

  • Dec 24th – Day 1 Back in the States

    December 25, 2020 by

    Weather: No idea. Who cares… Warmish. 60s maybe. Cloudy Landed in LAX today. Tonight I fly Santa Air back to IAD where I will arrive at 6am. Just in time for festivities back home in MD. It’s certainly weird being thrown back into COVID world when I have had literally zero exposure to it before.… Read more

  • Dec 21st – Day 355 on Ice

    December 21, 2020 by

    Weather: Balmy, 30F positive! Calm winds and overcast. Living the dream in McMurdo… been here for 12 days now. Weather delays, runway delays and crew turnover delays are the story of our escape from McM. As conditions warm for the summer here, the runway has deteriorated into a skiway, and so the US Antarctic Program… Read more

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