Skip to comments.Chunk of NZ glacier crushes 2 Australian tourists (apparently ignored rope barriers)
Posted on 01/08/2009 1:09:03 PM PST by NormsRevenge
WELLINGTON, New Zealand A falling chunk of glacier crushed two brothers to death at a popular tourist spot, and one remained buried under ice blocks the size of large vehicles, police said Friday.
The two Australians apparently ignored rope barriers set up to prevent hikers from wandering into dangerous areas.
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Didn’t the glacier realize that they were special and exempt from having to stay behind the barriers?
We need Galcier Control and a one glacier a month limit!
I hiked NZ’s South Island Fox Glacier... I followed all the rules put down by the guide... Trajan88 is a strong dude, but not rain-forest-based-giant-glacier strong ;-)
Hey - hold muh snowcone and watch this!
Well they won’t have to put them on ice.
I believe that picture was taken some years ago in Switzerland. If memory serves, that’s Lake Geneva in the background. It was freezing rain, or freezing spray off the lake, or both.
All the funnier when you think it's summer down there right now!
“Those barriers are there for a reason. Dummies”
Barriers and rules only exist to spoil everyone’s fun, you should know that.
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