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Jan 1, 2008
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I heard news today from NZ that a good friend of mine died yesterday while guiding on Mt Cook, when his ice tools blew/and or ice collapsed around him and he fell in the summit rocks on Mt Cook.

Rest in peace Anton.

alpineguides.co.nz/profile/a_w...

stuff.co.nz/4342217a19756.html
John McNamee
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That's very sad news; my sympathies in the loss of your friend.

JL
saxfiend
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Jan 2, 2008
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So sorry to hear about that, John.

My condolences.

Let's have a super safe '08 everyone.

-Brian in SLC
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stuff.co.nz/thepress/4343115a6...

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Anton


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John McNamee
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Jan 2, 2008
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Sad news John. My condolences.

It sounds like he was very careful and well respected.
Lee Smith
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Jan 10, 2008
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Thanks for the info. I'm sad to hear it, I knew Anton from MtCook days. He was a great guy. Zittydog
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