Story: Mountaineering

Snow cave

Snow cave

Where there are no huts, mountaineers sometimes dig snow caves. Malcolm Emmerson and Dave Dittmer prepare dinner in a cave in 1989.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1989/3970/10
Photograph by Mark Round

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John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - Clubs and huts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10505/snow-cave (accessed 15 October 2019)

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