Bettles Airport, Alaska 1952.
Photo of Carl Langton, son of Bettles Communications Chief, Jim Langton and his
wife, Helen.  Notice the handmade snow shoes.  They are larger than the commercially
made snow shoes and the caribou sinew webbing is much finer.  These larger snow
shoes provide greater floatation in powdered snow and are lightweight.

Photo taken and provided by Brian Fortier.

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