Story: Skiing

Ski mountaineering

Ski mountaineering

Skiing is sometimes used as a way of travelling across snow fields to reach climbing areas. Ski mountaineers Andrew Troup (front) and Mike Sim climb towards the Fritz Range from the head of the Franz Josef Glacier.

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Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Alternative snow sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11868/ski-mountaineering (accessed 19 August 2019)

Story by Andrew Troup, published 24 Sep 2007