Article by Pauline Downing, pictured here with Jack, circa 1994.
Jack was born in a hotel in the main street of Cooma on Christmas Day, 1914. His parents Con and Grace Bolton, returned with him to their homestead at Diggers Creek on Snowy Plain, when he was only a few days old. He lived his younger life there, on Snowy Plain.
John was a fanatical skier and hut hunter, plus a long time contributer to KHA.
The Mountain Huts: A Lengthy Involvement
Klaus seems to have been linked to the Kosciusko Huts forever. He is the well known author of "Huts of the High Country", generally considered the definitive book on the topic. Klaus is a long time member of KHA and one time HMO. Here is his account of his life, in a nutshell!