VIDEO: Iron Age Asymmetrical Deer Hunting Skis From Norway (Ski Pole Doubles As Spear)

VIDEO: Iron Age Asymmetrical Deer Hunting Skis From Norway (Ski Pole Doubles As Spear)

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VIDEO: Iron Age Asymmetrical Deer Hunting Skis From Norway (Ski Pole Doubles As Spear)

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“The video is related to the study of unparalleled skis. This is an Iron Age innovation for deer hunting in the Fennoscandian region. The model of the reconstruction is the unfamiliar skis of the Finnish National Museum of Science in the Tornio River Valley.”

Fascinating look into the construction and use of Iron Age asymmetrical skis used for hunting dear on the Scandinavian Peninsula, Finland, Karelia, and the Kola Peninsula. Impressive how quickly you can cover ground gliding one ski and propelling with the other and wow about that ski pole that doubles as a throwing spear…radikaali:

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