Trail Notes

Thor's Trail Notes - 1/10/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/10/2019

By Thor - on Jan 13, 2019

We made it. SPoT 2 2018 is in the books. We rolled into town with just enough time to catch lunch. I skipped lunch to finish this last sitrep. Then it's a nap for me then I'll pack my bags and catch a shutt...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/09/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/09/2019

By Thor - on Jan 13, 2019

"It's all about tonight" ~TThis morning we had a slow start. The mechanics worked on changing out the alternator on Kriete's tractor and the starter on Kevin's tractor. The operators worked on marrying all ...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/08/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/08/2019

By Thor - on Jan 13, 2019

I seriously cannot remember specifics about the weather today or the drive for that matter. It may have been sunny at one point, overcast and flat light at another. It's just a blur of snow and clouds and s...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/07/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/07/2019

By Thor - on Jan 07, 2019

Yet another overcast, flat light, depressing day. But unlike the others, today was broken up with enough disruptions that it was fairly enjoyable.  Just one hour into the drive today we stopped at South+100...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/06/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/06/2019

By Laura Gerwin on Jan 06, 2019

Ugh, we drove today. Overcast, flat light, depressing day. It did snow for a while which was pretty. However, the fresh stuff just slows us down. Still, we made over 80 miles which is nice. Not much more to...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/05/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/05/2019

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Ground Hog Day adverted. Well, this morning was unremarkable but this afternoon we had some projects. Kriete fixed the blower fan in my tractor so I have working climate control again. Yeah me. Josh reworke...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/04/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/04/2019

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

It's official. It is Ground Hog Day. This was confirmed by Fedders. I'm not sure where the rest of the crew stands but I, at least, have hit that point that. I'm not sure what we did today. Did we do it yes...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/03/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/03/2019

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Full Throttle Thursday (Almost)Well, we drove all day in the fog. However, it wasn't that dense and we had ground definition and a horizon line. So, all in all, it was a decent day to drive. We started the ...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/02/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/02/2019

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Made miles today with a firm trail and sunny skies. Stopped at Aster 3 to fix the waypoint. It had been run over once, maybe twice. I don't know what it is about Aster 2 and Aster 3 but one or the other, or...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 1/01/2019
Thor's Trail Notes - 1/01/2019

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Only 42 miles today but we did pick up 13,402 gallons of fuel. Don't ask me how our 12,000-gallon fuel cache turned into 13,402 gallons. It did warm up but not enough to expand that much. I guess we have th...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/31/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/31/2018

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Downhill Monday  “Put it in Rabbit and let ‘er Eat” ~Justin Ahh, we made it down the Leverett today and everyone is literally breathing easier. Weather held off this morning and we were able to enjoy the sc...

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Thor's Trail Notes -12/30/2018
Thor's Trail Notes -12/30/2018

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Sastrugi is finally behind us and hopefully the Tractor Hate with it. Looking forward to the next 5 days of scenic driving. Stopped by and unburied the Yeti (Tango 1 waypoint marker) today. He was chest dee...

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