Generally there is surface meltwater available on the Tiedemann Glacier below Rainy Knob, where Whitesaddle Air service drops folks. This allows a team to carry considerably less fuel than would otherwise be necessary.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe