What not to do
We often read of people going tramping while being unprepared for what is before them. Have a look at this rather worrying video which fortunately turns out ok for the trampers. Skip to day two of their trip, an attempt to go over Gunsight Pass. The only correct decision they made was to turn back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VudnnWakEeg
A veteran Taranaki mountaineer fears there will be another tragedy on Mt Taranaki because visitors don't realise how dangerous it is to climb in winter. https://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/300042066/warnings-for-visitors-taking-risks-on-mountain
I've only watched day two. Was that satire?
Trapped on a ridge, a young Wairarapa hunter feared he would die The pair made plans to walk out to the carpark at the Pinnacles, but van Praag became separated again. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/122000286/trapped-on-a-ridge-a-young-wairarapa-hunter-feared-he-would-die
Getting separated once is bad work, doing it twice is very hard to understand. Whoever was with him needs a royal kick up the arse.
It’s one of those things that baffles me. Having a gun doesn’t automatically make you a hunter or a bushman yet the cart often goes before the horse. Agree with PhilipW Could’ve been worse though, they could’ve shot each other 🙄
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