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A Queenstown climbing mentor says the New Zealand Alpine Team doesn't push young climbers beyond their boundaries, but the sport's "exorbitantly risky" compared with the daily life of normal people. Daniel Joll's comments came during a coronial inquest in Queenstown...

Aussies rescued from Remarks

Two Australian climbers were rescued by helicopter from the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown after 10 hours shivering on an exposed, high ledge. The men, who were uninjured, had been attempting the Grand Traverse on Friday afternoon. But running short of time...
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