First Winter Trip

BAS has a tradition of sending Winterers on their Winter Trips. Each Winterer gets a chance to participate in two of those —  one at the beginning of the Winter season, shortly after the ship’s final call, which is typically five days long, and then again at the other end of the Winter, for the second trip, which typically is seven days long. 

Last week we had the first round of Winter Trips and it was my turn to go, along with Al our Field GA (General Assistant — a rather boring title for what must be the coolest job of all, the Guide), and with a colleague of mine from the Science Team, Octavian. 

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