April 4, 1912: A hard truth becoming clearer. . . .

–From Apsley Cherry-Garrard’s diary, quoted [from Hut Point, where he had been recovering from his recent trip south, and after Atkinson had come in empty-handed] in “The Worst Journey in the World” — “We have got to face it now.  The Pole Party will not in all probability ever get back.  And there is no … More April 4, 1912: A hard truth becoming clearer. . . .

March 25, 1912: Cherry Garrard at Hut Point, waiting for Scott to return

–from his book “The Worst Journey in the World”– “March 25.  The wind came away yesterday evening, first S.W. and then S.E. but not bad, though very thick.  It was a surprise to see the Western Mountains this morning, and I believe it has been a good day on the Barrier, though it is still … More March 25, 1912: Cherry Garrard at Hut Point, waiting for Scott to return