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Expired Event - Mountains Mishaps Book Launch - 24 Feb 2024

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Mountains Mishaps Book Launch

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When:
Sat 24 Feb 2024
Time:
5.00pm - 9.00pm
Cost:
gold coin donation (RFS)
Booking:
Not Required
Facilities:
Parking Available, Public Transport, Toilet on Site
Notes:
Event will continue in wet weather
Details:
Chris Webber will be talking about his book "Mountains Mishaps: death, miracles, and misadventure in the Blue Mountains". There's a chance to win a free copy at the door. Gold coin donation for the local RFS unit. The book is a history of search and rescue operations in the Blue Mountains and is an amazing read. There is a rescue operation every second day, on average in the Blue Mountains. The book includes 620 incidents over 150 years. It celebrates the contribution made by volunteers and the professionalism and heroism of our rescuers. There are some terrific stories of survival. The book hopes to encourage outdoor adventurers to make proper precautions for their trip. It has a history of the local railways, air crashes, floods, storms, earth tremors, snow falls and rock falls. There's also a history of the local emergency services.
Location:
Little Village Cafe
opposite the Council Depot in North Katoomba, on the corner of Minni Ha Ha Rd.
Shop 1/2-6 Minni Ha Ha Rd, Katoomba NSW 2780
0423 544 844
Contact:
Christopher Webber on
  +61247289289

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