Western Arthurs Traverse - 8 - 13 February 1976

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Party - Gordon Thompson (The General), Tom Williams, Peter Woof, Dave Noble

We walked from our camp near Lake Judd to the road - then down the road to Scotts Peak Dam where we picked up previously cached food.



Above - With big packs we set off for Junction Ck - Tom, Peter and the General





Above - old logbook entries from 1975





Above - climbing Moraine A



Above - Peter on the old Hesperus DZ



Above - looking down to Lake Cygnus



Above - Tom has a swim



Above - Peter and Tom



Above - The General near the Pegasus



Above - The General near the Pegasus



Above - descending the "incredibly steep but fern covered slopes" off Mt Capricorn



Above - descending the "incredibly steep but fern covered slopes" off Mt Capricorn



Above - lunch on Beggary



Above - Mt Shaula



Above - Peter above Lake Mars



Above - Promontory Lake from Mt Scorpio



Above - Lake Juno (or Vesta?)



Above - dusk at Promontory Lake



Above - Tom has a last look back at Prom Lake



Above - Looking ahead - Centaurus Ridge - West Portal and the Eastern Arthurs



Above - Looking back from West Portal



Above - Looking back up from Craycroft Crossing

The next day - Tom and myself - walked to Junction Ck and back via the Arthurs Plains to pick up the rest of our food that we had cached in the shelter hut

Then we headed up the Eastern Arthurs for Stage 3 of our walk

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