2006-12-02 11:47:03.000 – Paul Wainwright,  Summit Volunteer


I am the Summit Volunteer for the week, and I am really excited today because we are accumulating rime ice on every solid object on the summit. I am a large-format black & white photographer – sort of a modern day Ansel Adams – and I find the patterns formed by rime to be an endless source for making abstract art. My work from previous visits to the summit can be viewed on my web page by clicking: HERE. The summit staff have been very accommodating to make some rime for me, so my next request is some sunshine tomorrow, and a little less wind!

The primary job for the Summit Volunteer is to cook for the crew and guests, and I have just finished making a wonderful Hungarian Pork Stew, which is one of my “signature meals” up here. The recipe can also be found on the above web page. If all goes as planned, I’ll be serving this to the film crew from the Weather Channel, who are expected to be visiting tomorrow.


Paul Wainwright,  Summit Volunteer

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