William L. Quinton
2013 Field Season - March
Some photos from the March, 2013 trip to Scotty Creek.
Thanks to A. Sniderhan, M. Braverman, R. Connon and N. Lillie for contributing their photos. (click on the first image and continue clicking on "next image").
Getting ready to launch to Scotty from Checkpoint, NWT.
A few lessons on snowmobiling along the way...
Settling into the First Lake Camp
Time to "turn in". Good night!
Breakfast for the team. Great pancakes Ryan!
Then off for a day of snow surveying (L to R: Ryan, Nick, Ana).
And following closely behind - the snow sampling team.
Sometimes we need to dig for data: Alex downloading a buried datalogger.
All stations runing well.
A day comes to an end at Scotty.
Thanks for dinner Ana! Too spicy for Ryan and Nick? What's happening with Michael?
We forgot to bring the chess board? No problem. We'll make one (thanks Dan!).
Okay enough chess, break out the cards and the....
Michael demonstrating his ski-doo skills.
Stacey proves there are fish in Goose Lake (This one jumped out of her boot!).
Michael clearing the entrance to the Goose Lake Camp.
Quick trip back to Checkpoint to drop off Alex (Right) and pick-up more supplies.
Wayne Mackay (left) preparing to haul-out a broken-down ski-doo. Thanks Wayne!
Ryan snow surveying in the heat.
Ana downloading the Magna-probe.
Construction of new facilities. Michael insisted. Thanks Nick. Great job!
Ana oversees the finishing touches and delivery of the new...
The last morning. Ryan (3rd from L) and Stacey (5th from L) say good-bye to the "visitors".