Story: Skiing

Walking to the skifield

Walking to the skifield

Before the development of ski tows, skiers often had to walk a considerable distance to get to the skifield. These women are walking up to the Rangiwahia Ski Club field in the Ruahine Range in 1938.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, B. Davis Collection (PAColl-0328)
Reference: 1/4-038813; F
Photograph by Bruce Valentine Davis

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Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Club skiing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11844/walking-to-the-skifield (accessed 11 April 2021)

Story by Andrew Troup, published 24 Sep 2007