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Title Australian Story: The Edge of the Mountain
Published Australia : ABC1, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (28 min. 16 sec.) ; 168891906 bytes
Summary Introduced by Caroline JonesIt was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime but when Australian nurse Christy King led a group of experienced trekkers into the PNG jungle everything changed in an instant. Early in the evening of their first night in the mountainous terrain of the Black Cat track, the group was attacked by men wielding machetes and robbed at gunpoint.As day turned to night, Christy King was left to decide how best to protect the men in her care and how to manage the serious wounds of the PNG porters who took the brunt of the attack. With two of her group already dead she was left to make difficult and unenviable decisions. For the first time, she speaks publicly about the ordeal
Event Broadcast 2014-05-05 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Adventure and adventurers.
Hiking injuries.
Victims of violent crimes -- Services for.
Women mountaineers.
Victoria -- Melbourne.
Papua New Guinea.
Form Streaming video
Author Jones, Caroline, host
Clarke, Rod, contributor
Griffiths, John, contributor
Hargreaves, Daniel, contributor
Hill, Jon, contributor
Hitchcock, Mark, contributor
King, Christy, contributor
King, Daniel, contributor
Maklary, Zoltan, contributor
Natau, Andrew, contributor
Reiss, Glen, contributor
Stevens, Peter, contributor
Uechtritz, Wayne, contributor