A collection of articles from 1928 to 1958. The Australian Ski Yearbook was the record of all activities in the alps.
General, Australian and NSW Articles are available here.
David Scott has produced another excellent document covering the recreational history of the Main Range.
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.
My favourite is Mawsons Hut KNP almost buried under snow in 1991.
Brochure produced by the Government Tourist Bureau, extolling the beauty of the drive.
Story compiled by George Copeland.
all photos Nordic Ski Club
This trip was planned as a 4-day trip, starting from Eucumbene Dam with the first night at Happy's Hut, the second night camping on or in the vicinity of Far Bald Mountain, taking in the full moon, and the last night at Mackey's Hut. Of course, things never run to plan.
Peter Woolley sent some amazing photos from a walk in 1947 by his aunt and uncle who were members of the Sydney Rucksack Club.
It was constructed in 1967 but ran into disuse after 1972 and was deconstructed in 1976.
The jump record was held by Pal Schjetne, 54m 8/8/1971
More information can be found on the "Ski Jumping Hill Archive"
Photo: Phillip Stead 1971