• Abandoning Summercamp

    Abandoning Summercamp

    Summercamp – at one time, it served as an extension refuge for the aging dome, and when the new station was built, it expanded the housing and service capacity for everyone. Today, Summercamp is still in use, but it’s age is showing. Half of the Korean War-era Jamesways and newer Hypertats that make up most…

  • A Climbing Wall In Antarctica

    A Climbing Wall In Antarctica

    Here at the south pole, we have lots of recreation options – including a small climbing wall. It’s not directly in the station, but if you’re brave enough to venture out to the almost abandoned Summer Camp area, tucked inside an indescript wooden shack is this small, but awesome climbing wall. Just enough for a…