Two climbers injured in Mount Earnslaw avalanche - updated

Feb 12, 2021

An avalanche on Mount Earnslaw earlier this morning resulted in the launch of a rescue operation, with two people suffering moderate and minor injuries.

Police say they were notified of the avalanche at 7.56 am. A helicopter was dispatched to the avalanche area.

Both climbers were flown to Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown. 



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