National Outdoor Leadership School (U.S.)

National Outdoor Leadership School (U.S.)

Interviewed by
Morgan Seag
Interview date
Location
Lander, Wyoming
Abstract

Interview with Sarah Krall, who spent 30 seasons working in Antarctica in various different science support jobs. Krall discusses her childhood in Iowa and her undergraduate studies at Idaho State where she studied environmental science. She then describes her time working for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Krall recounts her interest in working in Antarctica and her decision to apply to ITT Antarctic Services. She recalls her first position working at the Berg Field Center (BFC) and goes on to describe many of the various positions she held over the years, such as mountaineer, research assistant, helicopter scheduler, cook, and hovercraft operator. Krall shares stories about commune life and the atmosphere around camp over her many seasons in Antarctica.