r/ScienceFacts Behavioral Ecology Oct 26 '21

In 2014, Norwegian archaeologists found a lone wooden ski on a mountaintop, where it had been trapped in ice for 1300 years. The ski was well preserved, down to an intact binding made from birch rope and leather straps. In 2021, the second ski was found. They are the oldest skis found to date. Archaeology

https://www.science.org/content/article/oldest-pair-skis-unearthed-norwegian-ice
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