Jeff Mathers, A Junior at C.M. Russell High School, Adventure hiker and skier, Fascinated with Microbiology

I really enjoyed sitting down and talking one on one with the professors who are leading the research in some of the fields that we were researching. Also the whole experience, using and exploring my mind to the fullest and trying to outthink others.

The worst part of the experience was the bowling. The girls killed Ken and I, they didn't even give us a chance. Maybe giving us a little bit of a handicap. None.

The most interesting things I learned were: How much energy the smallest and possibly the cheapest things took to make, how far things came from and that they found streptococcus A in the water from some rivers in the U.S.A. YIKES!

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Expedition 2 Team
Aria Stewart, Journalist-Explorer
Christine Finkbeiner, Journalist-Explorer
Ivy Merriot, Team Teacher
Jeff Mathers, Journalist-Explorer
Meriah Cory, Journalist-Explorer
Expedition 2 GuidesClayton Marlow, Professor of Range Science
Gill Geesey
Jeremy Littell, Graduate Student
Kurt Alt, Wildlife Biologist
Lisa Graumlich, director, Mountain Research Center
Rick Maroney, Treatment Plant Manager
Wilson Spaulding, Volleyball Advisor
Base Camp Earth
Christy Cousino, Webmaster
George Tuthill, Program Co-director
John Usher, Camp Quartermaster
Ken Eklund, Consultant and Writerguy
Kim Obbink, Program Co-director
Palm Pilot Portraits by Christine Finkbeiner