Australian Skiing book from 1983

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    I’ve dug up this old book from storage at my mum’s. Anyone know it? Happy to post a few pictures from it, either here or in individual resort forums. Interesting snapshot of Aussie & NZ skiing from 1983
     
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    Awesome. Not going to say no to you posting pics from it!
     
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    I had that one!!!! :D
    Maybe I still do somewhere!
     
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    Now where did I put mine?
     
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    I have a copy of that as well.
    It's a great historical read .
     
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    :D The year of Guthega!
     
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    It was a big year, the year after mud season. One needs to understand that when Guthega was Guthega it was well of the beaten track.

    I do recall that mag, the cover shot has people on skinny stiff skis ... having a huge time.
     
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    I've got it on the book shelf. My dad likes buying books from op shops and picked it up for a couple of dollars a few years ago and gave it to me. I quite often have a flick through it.
     
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    Pics please!
     
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    maybe we need a thread for old stuff like this
    my contribution - from 1961



    I also have Fodor’s Switzerland from 1954, somewhere in a box
     
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    Skiing off the roof : the Kosciusko Chalet at Charlotte Pass and its place in the history of the Australian snowfields / Rick Walkom. 1991 1st ed. I think this is the cover of the 2nd ed.:

     
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