2 Sketch by Campbell of the
slopes he and Priestley climbed. (MUN Coll-010)
The sun had now come out and the soft snow surface proved hard going. So much so, that it became too difficult for the three man teams to pull their individual sledges. Relaying was started. Even then, the six of them struggled to pull an individual sledge through the deep soft snow. Eventually, at 6 pm after returning with the second sledge they made camp on the moraine at the confluence of the Boomerang and ‘Campbell’ Glaciers. This camp was about a mile north of where they set stopped on the 9 January upward journey. After a strenuous days hauling, six tired men settle down for a peaceful night and planned for the next day’s exploration of the hills bordering the Boomerang Glacier.
Figure 3 - Preparing camp on the 19 January at the entrance to the Boomerang
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