Kōrero: Mountaineering

New equipment

New equipment

By 1939, climbers such as these on Canterbury’s Mt Rolleston were able to climb an ice slope which slanted outwards using crampons and pitons.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
Reference: MNZ-1304-1/4-F
Photograph by S. G. Conway

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/10501/new-equipment (accessed 7 April 2020)

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