Kōrero: Skiing

Rope tow (2 o 6)

Rope tow

Although rope tows are strongly associated with ski club fields, they were also used on commercial fields, such as Coronet Peak. The rope tow there, installed in 1947, was designed by Bill Hamilton, better known as the inventor of the Hamilton jet boat.

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Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Commercial skifields', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11853/rope-tow (accessed 10 August 2020)

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