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NZ SAR Mountain rescue book

Postby wayno » Sun 09 Aug, 2015 1:15 pm

http://www.randomhouse.co.nz/books/phil ... 37861.aspx

Ill-equipped, underprepared, suffering from summit fever or just plain unlucky, a handful of climbers every year fall victim to New Zealand's Southern Alps. Most will be able to look back, learn from their experiences, and think they've had a fortunate escape. Others won't be so lucky.

This book tells the stories behind some of New Zealand's most dramatic search and rescue operations in the Southern Alps and their foothills. Some are triumphs, others tragedies, but all reveal the skill and heroism of our volunteers — the ones who show up when good days in the mountains go horribly wrong
. - See more at: http://www.randomhouse.co.nz/books/phil ... n2EzV.dpuf
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Re: NZ SAR Mountain rescue book

Postby JohnStrider » Mon 10 Aug, 2015 1:59 pm

Thanks for that, mate. Hope you are well.

Reckon anyone who is going to NZ and is planning on doing some hiking would be doing themselves a favour by reading it.
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Re: NZ SAR Mountain rescue book

Postby wayno » Mon 10 Aug, 2015 2:08 pm

i'm reading it now, mainly alpine rescues, extremely informative. it's a terrible book, i struggle to put it down to get to sleep
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