Ideal skiing conditions on northern hills
The Guardian -

3 January 1969 The sight of cars racing out from Tyneside with skis strapped on roof-racks or poking out of the window is commonplace

NorthumberlandThe north wind doth blow and we shall have snow and a surprising number of people are pleased at the prospect. It is only a decade since I first saw a handful of heavily-laden young men and women striding the length of the College Valley and then slogging up the long shank of the Cheviot just for the pleasure of sliding down the steep ice slopes of...


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