National Geographic : 1935 Dec
SCHOOLBOYS, BUNDLED UP TO THE EARS, SHOULDER SKIS AND HEAD FOR THESNOWY MOUNTAINS Oberammergau, instead of hibernating, enjoys the thrill of winter sports (see text, page 752). Typical of thecrowds ofyoung people who come down from Munich to try their skill on the Alpine slopes is this band of youngsters, trudging across the smallest of the town's four bridges for aday's outing. Atthe left is a farmer's house, in the distance the village church. It often grows extremely cold here, but the Ammer River seldomfreezes over.