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Memorials / Plaques 8-Nov-2006 At 4:04:00 PM Romfrantic
On 8/11/2006 kuu wrote:
>On 8/11/2006 audtracol wrote:
>>Why not have a larger memorial plaque near the pines somewhere which
>>be added to each time (not very often i hope) a climber succumbs at Araps.
>I have not seen it but believe there is a stone wall in Mount Cook Village
>(N.Z.) that is used for this purpose and being in the village it would
>be accessible to even the less agile relatives of the deceased climber
>(and there can be some controls imposed as to the suitability of the plaque
>et cetera).

Yes, that's correct is a stone monument along the walking track towards the Hooker Glacier, close to the campsite area.

A picture here: and here: (from blogs on the net).

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