Story: Mountaineering

Summit of Mt Evans

Summit of Mt Evans

John Pascoe’s greatest mountaineering moment came on New Year’s Day 1934, when he was in the first party to climb Mt Evans. The difficulty of the task in its last stages is clear in this scene from 1979.

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John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - The age of the amateur', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10498/summit-of-mt-evans (accessed 19 April 2019)

Story by John Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 2 Feb 2017