The Ultimate Burning Man Survival Guide

When you’re getting ready to go to your first Burning Man, you might be feeling a little bit overwhelmed. You’re preparing for a great week, but you’re also diving into an experience unlike any you’ve had before. From theme camps to surviving the desert heat, there’s a lot to plan for. So, what should you know when you’re getting ready?

PT Command Post Now Live!

The Pathogen Trackers Satellite Command Post, overlooking the Playa, is now live and operational. After much time and contemplation on the modeling for Burning Man 2019, we are happy to announce that we are out on the field and ready to start this year’s fight to save mankind. The Pathogen Control Center has been hard at work all year to

How to Find a Burning Man Camp

If you’re planning to go to Burning Man this year, you may just be planning to simply attend and enjoy all the different attractions. But if you want to get the most out of the event, joining a camp may be the way to go. But there’s more to it than just asking to join. Here’s how to find a

Best Burning Man Theme Camps 2019

Since it began in 1986, Burning Man has been a way for artists of all kinds to come together in what its founders called “radical self-expression.” Thirty-three years later, the week-long Nevada festival continues to be a place where people can experience something like never before. If you’re considering attending this year’s event, joining a theme camp can be an

Campmates Participate in the Default World Too

Never let it be said that the members of the Pathogen Trackers Camp do not fully participate. Probably one of the more unique elements of the camp is the diversity of its members, in both geography and occupation. Over the years, the Pathogen Trackers camp has grown to include Burners from all over the US, Canada, Mexico, South America and

Double-Sided Camp Proposed for Immersive Experience

The Pathogen Trackers theme camp has prepared a preliminary rendering for its 2019 camp layout. The design will be among the more unique on the playa, as the well-known camp is proposing bisecting the camp along the pedestrian walkway Avenue A. Residents who pass near the Decontamination Area will be stopped and checked for pathogens by our team of uniformed

Modeling Completed for Camp’s Newest Additions

With just over 200 days until The Man burns, member’s of the Pathogen Control Center are already hard at wok preparing for the field deployment of the Pathogen Trackers camp. A key element of the camp’s interactivity will be the converted Link-Belt HTC-822Scrane and the Aerial Quarantine Platform (a/k/a SkyBar). However, before submitting the camp’s layout for approval to the

Hazmat Fashion Must Haves

Due to a variety of factors, all camp members will be wearing appropriate hazmat / infectious disease safety apparel when interacting with the general public. At he direction of the camp’s Dancing Nero Radiologist, Ex Ray, the Pathogen Tracker’s team will be wearing appropriate hazmat / infectious disease garment when interacting with the people of the playa in 2019. The

Winning the Moop Map

As the world’s largest leave-no-trace event, Burning Man participants place a huge emphasis on cleaning up after themselves, and making sure every spec of trash, or MOOP, (Matter Out Of Place) is painstakingly removed. Following the event the volunteers of the Playa Restoration Team, follow behind 70,000 people, walking the entire 11-square mile area, removing every last sequin, feather, bottle

Increasing Our Field Readiness

Radical Self-Reliance is a key element of the Pathogen Trackers strategy for field readiness. Adding 25-ton’s of lift capacity, on a 90-foot boom, gravity will not stop us from our mission. Never agai will we be found asking another organization for assistance.