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‘Lord of the Rings’ lures climbers to death mountain

March 31, 2004 at 11:24 am by xoanon  - 

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) — A growing number of foreign climbers may die on New Zealand mountains after being lured here by the promise of adventure on mountains showcased in The Lord of the Rings movies, mountain safety authorities warned Wednesday. The warning comes after a 22-year-old Australian fell to his death on Aoraki-Mt Cook on Tuesday, becoming the 10th person to die in the area in the past four months. [More]

Posted in Old Main News on March 31, 2004 by

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