South Polar Times, 17th April 1911
Monday 17th April, 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, Started From C. Evans With Two 10 ft. Sledges
Party 1. Self, Lashly, Day, Demetri.
Party 2. Bowers, Nelson, Crean, Hooper.
We left at 8 a.m., taking our personal equipment, a week’s provision of sledging food, and butter, oatmeal, flour, lard, chocolate, &c., for the hut...
Dr. E.A. Wilson, Same Storm And Snow Drift At -22°F
Same storm and snow drift at -22°F. We were getting short of blubber fuel, however, so Oates, Meares, Cherry, Forde and I took a sledge round to Pram Point for a seal.
We couldn't find one, but we brought back blubber we had cached there some weeks ago. Saw a skua again today. The whole strait N. of Hut Point is again covered with new ice, except for an open lead along the coast 30 yards wide.
Henry 'Birdie' Bowers, Bowers Recounts March To Hut Point With Relief Stores
A party had to return to Hut Point with some provision in a day or two, so I asked to go. Captain Scott had decided to go himself, but said he would be very pleased if I would go too; so it being a fine day we left the following Monday.
The two teams consisted of Captain Scott, Lashly, Day and Dimitri with one tent and sledge, and Crean, Hooper, Nelson and myself with the other. We had it fine as far as the Glacier Tongue; ...
Tryggve Gran, Surveying In 20°C Of Frost
Scott, Bowers, Day and Nelson left this morning for Hut Point. The weather was quite good, although a cold wind from the northeast was blowing.
The whole morning and a good deal of the afternoon I passed with Teddy. We nearly surveyed ourselves to death for there was more than 20°C of frost.