Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

I expect trouble

Gale moderated during night, + gradually died away during day. Very thick. Light extremely tiring to eyes. Almost impossible see trail. Temp. -10° only.
    Covered Captain's last march. Did not attempt more. This march a long one, + I want better light conditions for the young ice in tomorrow's march where I expect trouble.
    Am greatly surprised not to find the young ice in today's march completely shattered by gale + trail obliterated.
    Reduced teams to seven dogs each here, + expended one.       

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