Cross Country Skiing

A variety of articles on cross-country skiing
Results of cross-country races can be found on the Racing page

Cross Country Skiing in NSW

By Peter Southwell-Keely As many will know, recreational skiing in NSW began in 1861 as a by-product of the short-lived Kiandra gold rush (i). The fortunes of Kiandra waxed and waned and, for almost 50 years thereafter, it was the site of the only snow sports in Australia. The type of skiing practiced at Kiandra…

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The Summit Trophy

The Summit Trophy In 1912 skiers were accommodated at the Hotel Kosciusko (now Sponars Hotel). Sir Herbert Schlink, a member of the Kosciusko Alpine Club (KAC) which had been formed in 1909, proposed that a Summit Badge or certificate be awarded to any member reaching the summit during the months of July and August in…

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