Daily Archives: January 9, 2014

Castle Rock 2014

Heavy Fog on the flagged route

Heavy Fog on the flagged route

We took a hike out to Castle Rock this afternoon which is part of McMurdo’s trail system.  Its about an 8 mile round trip walk and a darn good time.  We walked in under heavy fog but were able to climb above it once on the rock which is about 200 feet tall.  The views from the top show the top of the fog layer we hiked in on the way out.

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Mr. Daren Blythe

Mr. Daren Blythe

Castle Rock nestled into the fog

Castle Rock nestled into the fog

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Up above the fog

Up above the fog

 

Atop the rock.  Mt Erebus in the background

Atop the rock. Mt Erebus in the background

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Looking down on the fog

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Panoramic View From Castle Rock

Panoramic View From Castle Rock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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