We filled 22 fuel bottles of white gas this morning and tested the stove and lantern (everything works extremely well). After lunch, we spent another fantastic afternoon at the school in Qik and worked with Scott’s class on both the What is Climate Change to You? (WCCY) project and earthducation0. The students shared some wonderful […]
Still in Qik – we headed to the Enterprise this morning to pick up 5 gallons of white gas and 2 bottles of Polar Bear Spray. Next, we had our Auyuittuq National Park safety overview and orientation over a conference call (a very serious and exciting discussion!). We visited the school and worked with teachers […]
An incredibly smooth day of travel from MSP to O’Hare in Chicago, then on to Ottawa where just about anything could have gone wrong with 11 checked bags and 4 carry-ons. Looking forward to our three flights beginning early tomorrow from Ottawa to Iqaluit, Iqaluit to Pang, and Pang to Qik!
Sunday, March 14, the day before we take off for earthducation0 2010. We spent the day triple-checking all of the gear, re-sorting all the gear into the proper smaller gear bags, and performed a final test fitting with each pulk. After the pulks were fully packed at in excess of 140 lbs. each, we unpacked […]
After Aaron dedicated another day to ensuring all of the technology (BGAN, Iridium sat phone, MacBook Pro 13inch, HP mini, etc.) that we are bringing with us works (and works well!), we spent the evening going through all of the gear and performing final checks on space needs for each pulk. We also finished dividing […]