Story: Mountaineering

Pupils on a climbing course

Pupils on a climbing course

In the early 21st century a number of guiding companies offered instruction in climbing as well as guided ascents. These three young Australians are on a course provided by Alpine Guides near Centennial Hut on the Franz Josef Glacier.

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Alpine Guides
Photograph by Kevin Boekholt

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John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - Mountaineering today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by John Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017