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The view from Observation hill into McMurdo Station, Antarctica. This is most of town, although there are a few other faciliites around the corners.

Observation Hill

Observation Hill is a small mountain that looms over McMurdo station to the east. It’s a fairly steep, but easy climb, and gives views of the entire surrounding area, including the Long Duration Balloon launch facility on the McMurdo Ice Sheet. During my stay in McMurdo, I hiked it a few times. A few pics from the top:

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