On Sunday 27th September 2009, a 60 year old amateur photographer from Warburton was reported missing after going for a walk near Cambarville, in the hills behind Warburton.
During the night, VicPol SAR requested the assistance of Bush Search and Rescue. A team of 17 searchers departed Northcote early Monday morning but was turned around when the missing man reported to search organisers at Cambarville. According to media sources, he became lost while taking a shortcut through forest and found his own way out shortly after first light.
GPS and Avalanche Transceivers can be borrowed by BSAR members for up to two weeks at a time. This allows members to become familiar with the equipment in their own time.
To borrow a GPS unit, please contact and equipment officer.
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The New Zealand Alpine Club, with the help of the Melbourne Melbourne University Mountaineering Club and Bogong Equipment, will host one of the world’s most distinguished mountaineers when it welcomes British climber and author Stephen Venables to Australia in September.
Continue reading “Stephen Venables’ “Himalayan Odyssey” Tour, Sept. 17th”