Snowshoeing instructions from February 1962

"The objective for the program and the objective set for each team is to persevere to the end of the route." (Ted Byfield - Monday, February 12, 1962)

How many snowshoes did Doug Austin refurbish in the bowels of the Stone Building? I shudder to think of the amount of bent wood and “catgut” tied and lacquered. The fumes!

This is one of my favorite pdfs on It’s enough for me to dust off my chestnut snowshoes, remember how to tie up the lampwick and run down the Father Turney on my way to Matlock . . . (maybe not naked, this time).

Snowshoeing instructions (pdf)

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