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Ski touring in the backcountry

Back country skiing

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark is keen on ski touring in the Alpine backcountry. She is shown here in high country near Lake Tekapo in August 2004. 

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Alpine Recreation
Photograph by Gottlieb Braun-Elwert

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Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Alternative snow sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Andrew Troup, published 24 Sep 2007