Tragedy near Kime Hut, part 3

Also see Tragedy near Kime Hut and Tragedy near Kime Hut, part 2.

Amelia recently pointed me at a lengthy feature article in last Saturday’s Dominion Post, which expresses a detailed investigation of what happened when two people died in a blizzard near Bridge Peak in the Tararuas, prior to reaching Kime Hut in July 2009. The article is online, courtesy of Stuff:

Lost: how tramp turned to tragedy

The article uses sources such as the Police inquest file, witness statements and various SAR resources. The author’s also filled in some gaps with likely presumptions. It’s more detailed than regular news articles, and worth a read.

This incident has been covered a lot in various places on this blog, beginning with:

Discussions that relate to the incident also exist under:

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