Tourism and Recreation
The attached article gives details of a horseriding trip to Tom Groggin followed by Jack Riley leading the group to the summit.
A collection of articles from 1928 to 1958. The Australian Ski Yearbook was the record of all activities in the alps.
A collection of articles from 1928 to 1961. The Australian Ski Yearbook was the record of all activities in the alps.
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David Scott has produced another excellent document covering the recreational history of the Main Range.
David Scott, August 2013 (rev May 2017) For the Kosciuszko Huts Association
In the winter of 1899 a party travelled by horseback from Jindabyne to Snowy Plain, Diggers Creek.
Have you ever wondered why the murals existed?
...a letter to KHA from Ian Ritchie...
KHA member John Purves enjoyed many years ski touring to our huts over many years and sent in this collection of prints for the enjoyment of members. The indefatiguable Rex Cox, champion of the rebuilding of Broken Dam Hut, and serial KHA donor, features regularly. The collection included photos of John & Patty Purves and fellow ski tourer Colin Brown.
Brochure produced by the Government Tourist Bureau, extolling the beauty of the drive.
Story compiled by George Copeland.
all photos Nordic Ski Club
Participants: Craig Austin, Kenn Clacher, John Croker, James Cryer, Chris Darby, Marion Davies and Paul Jennings.
Peter Woolley sent some amazing photos from a walk in 1947 by his aunt and uncle who were members of the Sydney Rucksack Club.
The Perisher Ski Jump was located in the valley half way between Perisher Valley and Smiggins Holes.