This week at Casey: 4 October 2019

Follow the canes to the huts and enjoy the area

From Casey to Brownings and everything in between

This week has continued to see lots of activity around station, in the operating area and at Wilkins Aerodrome. Here on station everyone has been getting their personal gear ready for transport, completing projects and cleaning work areas. Off station, the team has been pushing to complete cane line renewal, hut checks and working to support runway preparations.

The weather has continued to facilitate recreational trips with recent walks to Peterson Island near Browning and on Newcomb Bay, north of Casey. There are a few more trips planned before the end of the season with everyone hoping to see Weddell seal pups, normally seen between September and November, before we depart.

Everyone is also enjoying time chatting about what’s next and reminiscing on some of their personal highlights from the season.

Chris (Station Leader)

Three cane team members, holding the canes, with the red hagg and the wilkins sign in view on a cloudy day
Cane line renewal on the A - Line, 63kms from Casey to…
(Photo: Juan Guerrero)
% expeditioners with field packs walking on the sea ice on a clear, sunny day
A sunny day for a walk on Newcomb Bay
(Photo: Jordan Smith)
Three expeditioners walking on sea ice along the rugged coast line of Peterson Island
Rugged coastline of Peterson Island
(Photo: Chris MacMillian)
Franko, Tanya, Chris and Rex visiting the Memorial plaque and cairn marking the American landing 19 Jun 1948 on Peterson Island holding an American Flag
Franko, Tanya, Chris and Rex visiting the Memorial plaque and cairn marking…
(Photo: Chris MacMillian)
Vanderford Glacier at sunset bathed in gold
Vanderford Glacier at sunset
(Photo: Chris MacMillian)
Jordan standing on the deck of Robbo's hut on a clear, sunny day
Jordan, our Chef, at Robbo's after finishing hut preparations for the 19…
(Photo: Marissa Woodburn)
Panoramic of tiger rock and the blue ice that sourrounds it with Jordan shown taking a photo
Tiger rock on the Mitchell Peninsula
(Photo: Marissa Woodburn)
View from The R-line looking to the south towards the Vanderford
View from the R-line looking to the south towards the Vanderford
(Photo: Marissa Woodburn)