One climber dead, another seriously injured in New Zealand
Posted by te2ataria on December 3, 2016
Another fatality on Mount Harper, another serious injury in Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
The body of a climber who fell to their death on Mount Harper, in Mid-Canterbury, has been recovered, police said.
Formal identification of the victim, believed to be a foreign visitor, is being conducted.
It appeared he fell a long way, police said.
Meanwhile, another climber sustained serious injuries after “falling a considerable distance” in Aoraki Mt Cook National Park.
“The man set off his emergency locator beacon last night, but he was not found until this morning,” said a report.
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