Story: Skiing

Walking to the ski field

Walking to the ski field

Before the development of ski tows, skiers often had to walk a considerable distance to get to the ski field. These women are walking to the Rangiwāhia Ski Club field in the Ruahine Range, in 1938.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, B. Davis Collection (PAColl-0328)
Reference: 1/4-038813; F
Photograph by Bruce Valentine Davis

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Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Club skiing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11844/walking-to-the-ski-field (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Andrew Troup, published 24 Sep 2007