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A cautionary rescue tale

Tuesday 27 Nov 2012 7:25 p.m.

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Mount Aspiring is a formidable looking peak, northwest of Lake Wanaka.  Beautiful, yet tough when things go wrong.

Ian Larratt, a Canadian, discovered that when he climbed the mountain alone.  He found himself in big trouble after falling down a cliff and becoming snow blind when he was caught in a storm.

His is a cautionary story involving modern technology, a rescue, and some old-fashioned kiwi hospitality.

Watch the video for Rachel Morton’s report

 

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