Kōrero: Mountaineering

Early equipment

Early equipment

Guy Mannering and Marmaduke Dixon climbing on the Onslow Glacier in the 1890s, using ice axes and ropes but no other equipment. Without crampons, they had to cut steps to make their way up icy slopes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Burton Brothers Collection
Reference: 1/2-047541; F
Photograph by Burton Brothers

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/10500/early-equipment (accessed 9 April 2020)

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