Spirits are high
13 March, 2006 83.6100N,74.1000W
Eventually the ice conditions are slowly improving from the constant ice rubble that we've had for the last seven days. My sledge is giving me a little concern when we wire up the holes most mornings. My real down point last night is when I discovered my half litre pee bottle had unscrewed in my sleeping bag - a really stupid mistake by me! We've just spent the last ¾ of an hour trying to dry out my wet clothes.
We recorded the lowest temperatures last night at -47ºC. Although hard going, spirits are high and we're both getting on really well!
9 March, 2006
It’s the evening of the 9th March. We achieved 2.6 nautical miles north in 7.5 hours through very testing ice rubble, with us again having to carry one pulk at a time through the tricky sections