A trip to Watts

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This week at Davis: 21 June 2013

Recently, we made time for a tour to an outlying hut from Davis. This was before we could travel by sea ice, fjords and lakes with the aid of some form of machine: “BOOTS”, man power and 13 hours of walking and that was just to get there. We headed down Broad Peninsula, passing through north and south Porters, we made our way to Tarbuck Crag wading through knee deep snow with Bob saying "It's only over the next hill". This became an echo in my mind and that next hill never ended - Watts hut seemed like it would never be seen. This is one trip that I will never forget, hence the reason I'm writing about it now. Thank you to Bob, Mark and Mal S for that true Antarctic adventure.


Watts hut sign mounted on the external wall of the hut
Watts hut sign
(Photo: Rodney C)
Scenery shot of the snow covered Watts Lake
Watts Lake
(Photo: Rodney C)
The external facade of Watts hut
Watts hut
(Photo: Rodney C)
Tow expeditioners in front of Watts Hut with their hiking packs
Mal & Mark
(Photo: Rodney C)
Bob in front of the Watts Hut sign
(Photo: Rodney C)
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