Johnny Mulheron

Johnny is an intensive care paramedic with an extensive tramping and climbing background. One of the authors of the Classic New Zealand Adventures guidebook, Johnny writes the long-standing Backcountry Accidents column for Backcountry - the FMC Bulletin.

Survivor Story  Scree Slope Crossing

Halfway through their Lewis Pass to Nelson Lakes tramp, an experienced tramper tumbles 25 metres down a scree slope on Thompson Pass. Due to the skilled response by his party and the helicopter rescue team, the tramper is successfully evacuated. The team reflects on lessons from their ordeal and Johnny Mulheron shares essential, lifesaving tips for outdoor enthusiasts.

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