Trail Notes

Thor's Trail Notes - 12/29/18
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/29/18

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Weather, not bad in the morning. Sunny and calm. Spent the morning driving to that wall of clouds. Reached those clouds by lunch and shortly after driving conditions when to flat light. Thank goodness we pa...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/28/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/28/2018

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Freaky Friday"There is nothing wrong with loving who you are... cause god makes no mistakes" ~Lady Gaga  Woke up to a fog-free day. Sunny, warm and no wind. A gorgeous day on the plateau. The Crew complain...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/27/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/27/2018

By Thor - on Jan 06, 2019

Justin says it's Birthday Thursday today. Happy 25th Birthday Justin. May all your dreams come true.  "Some girls don't like boys like me, oh but some girls do" ~Sawyer BrownBack to the grind today. First-d...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/26/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/26/2018

By Thor - on Dec 26, 2018

The Crew of SPoT 2 wishes our families and friends a Merry Christmas. We're sorry we couldn't spend it with you. You are all in our thoughts this holiday weekend. We Love and miss you all.  "Be a best frien...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/23/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/23/2018

By Thor - on Dec 26, 2018

"Today was a good day." ~Ice CubeI'll admit I was dragging getting out of bed this morning. I was feeling that it was just going to be one of those days and I didn't want to deal with it. Man, I was wrong. ...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/22/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/22/2018

By Thor - on Dec 26, 2018

We've had a couple busy days. I got distracted, I am distracted... The crew agrees I may have caught a case of the Kriete-ies.  Weather has been colder but sunnier. This afternoon the winds started to climb...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/20/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/20/2018

By Thor - on Dec 22, 2018

Today we had blowing snow but thankfully it was on the warmer side of things. The operators did a fine job of offloading fuel today. They multitasked and while defueling bladders they inflated the empties. ...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/19/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/19/2018

By Thor - on Dec 22, 2018

"Here's some simple advice: Always be yourself. Never take yourself too seriously. And beware of advice from experts, pigs, and members of Parliament." ~Kermit This morning we were able to tour the Power Pl...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/18/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/18/2018

By Thor - on Dec 22, 2018

Today we worked. The crew eased into the day by firing up the tractors and letting them all warm-up. With the lower temps at the South Pole, we like to run the tractors at least every other day. We do have ...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/17/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/17/2018

By Thor - on Dec 22, 2018

"Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't." ~Bill NyeI don't think it's right to count these days as No Tractor Snack Days since Justin isn't operating a tractor while we're at the Pole. His No...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/16/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/16/2018

By Thor - on Dec 16, 2018

"It's a Wonderful day in the Neighborhood." ~Mr. RogersDay 18 No Tractor SnacksToday was a great day for some driving. Clear blue skies and fairly warm for this far south. Were able to travel at 7.1mph most...

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Thor's Trail Notes - 12/15/2018
Thor's Trail Notes - 12/15/2018

By Thor - on Dec 15, 2018

"Travel brings power & love back into your life." ~RumiDay 17 No Tractor SnacksWe left the Sastrugi National Park yesterday and have entered the zone we call the Swamp. It's amazing how quickly the terr...

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