The men headed onto the island. As they climbed a ridge overlooking a bowl-shaped valley, Worsley came to an abrupt halt. Down below, amid volcanic rock and ice, was a solitary wooden hut with shuttered windows and an iron chimney. Worsley didn’t need to say what it was. They all knew. It was the hut that Shackleton and his party had built in February, 1908, and stayed in that winter, before setting out for the South Pole. Shackleton had called the shelter “the Mecca of all our hopes and dreams.”
This is a long read and I know you kids these days can't even hold your attention for more than 10 seconds, but you should definitely try for this. Breathtaking.