Kōrero: Mountaineering

1930s climbing equipment

1930s climbing equipment

The equipment used by New Zealand amateur mountaineers of the 1930s included an ice axe, boots, crampons, snow goggles, fuel container and rope. All were important in the snow, but the crampons were crucial in freeing climbers from depending on guides who cut steps.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
Reference: MNZ-1457-1/4-F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - The age of the amateur', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10496/1930s-climbing-equipment (accessed 30 January 2023)

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