Kōrero: Skiing

Climbing the slopes (1 o 6)

Climbing the slopes

Before ski tows were built, the only way for skiers to reach the top of slopes was to walk. This skier at the Rangiwāhia Ski Club field in 1938 is using the herringbone method of climbing while on skis.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, B. Davis Collection (PAColl-0328)
Reference: 1/4-038812; F
Photograph by Bruce Valentine Davis

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:

Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Commercial ski fields', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11852/climbing-the-slopes (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Andrew Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007