Monthly Archives: January 2012

Scott 100 Day 92 31st January 1912 : Bowers picks up his skis

Skis. They arrived at the depot picked up food and Bowers located his skis. They are now 180 miles away from the pole and in the next few days they would start their descent through the chaos of the Beardmore. They may be … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 91 30th January 1912 : Goodbye to the ice

Goodbye. Today Amundsen saw the last of the supplies they wanted to take back loaded onto the Fram, they closed the door of the hut and set sail. Thirty nine dogs had survived and these were taken home. Huntford says that some … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 90 29th January 1912 : What happened to Bowers today ?

Bowers. Teddy Evans wrote and account of the expedition (South With Scott). In the text he reproduces sections from the journals of others telling their story of the march south and back. There is a section from Birdie Bowers entry for today. … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 89 28th January 1912 : At last some luck

Luck. Oates was pleased to find his old pipe today, he had inadvertently dropped it near the spot that Crean, Lashly and Evans had started to head back to Hutpoint. It was the smallest piece of luck and it is to be … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 88 27th January 1912 : Hot and Cold

Hot & Cold. In the ‘Worst Journey in the World’ Cherry-Garrard recounts the journal of Bill Lashly who is on his way back to Hutpoint with Teddy Evans and Tom Crean. Lashly confirms that they are successfully following the outward tracks and cairns. Teddy … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 87 26th January 1912 : Home safe and race complete

Home Safe. The team that left Scott on the Beardmore to return to Hutpoint arrived back today. They were home safe and now started to assess their journey, their condition and the expectations Scott has for them and the dogs. On the … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 86 25th January 1912 : Animals

Animals. Huntford makes quite an unusual comment when referring to this part of the journey. Scotts men are without the companionship and diversion of any animals, they are forced to focus on the monotony of the march. The relationship with animals is … Continue reading

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