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Body found on Kepler track

Postby wayno » Mon 27 Jul, 2015 7:29 am

Police have located the body of a man 350m below the Kepler Track, after a pair of Canadian tourists were reported missing.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/ ... -southland
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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby roysta » Mon 27 Jul, 2015 12:55 pm

They were keen being on the Kepler at this time of year.
There are a couple of decent avalanche zones up there.
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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby wayno » Mon 27 Jul, 2015 1:26 pm

winter came early theres been frequent big snow dumps, so far this winter.
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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby wayno » Mon 27 Jul, 2015 6:17 pm

link has been updated with the most recent information,
second body has been recovered from avalache site
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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby wayno » Mon 27 Jul, 2015 6:18 pm

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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby GPSGuided » Mon 27 Jul, 2015 6:23 pm

Tragic to have loved ones waiting at a distant airport. RIP.
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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby oldmanwalking » Mon 27 Jul, 2015 7:17 pm

So sad.....so young and so much to live for....!
Condolences to all families and friends.
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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby wayno » Tue 28 Jul, 2015 4:56 pm

A mountaineering expert says two young Canadian tourists walking the Kepler Track probably would not have even heard the avalanche that claimed their lives.


http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/279845/avalanche-that-claimed-lives-'probably-silent'
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Re: Body found on Kepler track

Postby GPSGuided » Tue 28 Jul, 2015 5:25 pm

Silent? That's really scary.
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