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Sunday – Father of the mountain

  • Sunday 27 Aug 2017

Back in the early 70's, some Cantabrians had a vision to turn Mount Hutt into a commercial ski field. It was a challenging and inhospitable environment, but Austrian immigrant Willi Huber spent a winter alone on the mountain braving storms to make this skifield dream a reality. What makes Willi's story even more remarkable is his haunting Nazi past as a SS soldier that put him on historys frontline.

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Father of the mountain
  • Sunday 27 Aug 2017
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