NH9905 : Cairngorm Ski Road

taken 55 years ago, near to White Lady Shieling [other Features], Highland, Great Britain

Cairngorm Ski Road
Cairngorm Ski Road
When the original chairlift and Coire Cas T-bar were built, the only way from the car park was a 20-minute walk up the rough road from the car park, carrying one's skis of course. Unless, like the two ski instructors in scarlet jackets in the foreground, you were allowed to leave your skis in the Shieling. 1964 was a year of very poor snow cover, as you can tell from the almost complete absence of white patches in this rather grainy scan from a transparency.
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NH9905, 83 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
January 1964   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Sport, Leisure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 9955 0545 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:7.7370N 3:39.6588W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 9956 0541
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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