Kōrero: Mountaineering

Hobnail boots

Hobnail boots

Mountaineering required specialised equipment such as boots with nails on the soles to grip into the snow. The small pair in the middle of this collection of hobnail boots belonged to Lucy Mannering, wife of Guy Mannering, arguably New Zealand’s first serious mountaineer.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Canterbury Museum, W. A. Kennedy Collection
Reference: 1975.203.20450
Photograph by George Mannering

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - Aoraki/Mt Cook', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10485/hobnail-boots (accessed 25 September 2022)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017