Kōrero: Mountaineering

Rock bivouac

Rock bivouac

Although early mountaineers usually carried tents, they sometimes slept in rock bivouacs. This one at De la Bêche corner was used by an early climber, H. M. Hamilton, as a sick room when he fell ill on an expedition in 1892.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Malcolm Ross Collection
Reference: 1/4-017480
Photograph by Malcolm Ross

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 - Guided climbing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10490/rock-bivouac (accessed 28 November 2021)

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