John H. Wright served as the U.S. Antarctic Program explosives engineer for five years and later headed the South Pole Traverse Proof-of-Concept project. He has published authoritative engineering articles and presented papers at numerous scientific conferences. He lives in Silverton, Colorado.
"Not only is Blazing Ice a good story, it's a beautiful and profound meditation on the often disastrous conjunction of institutional culture with fieldwork." (William Fox, Antarctic veteran and author of Terra Antarctica)"