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16-January-2015
16-January-2015

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The hut was built in memory of Charles H. Derrick, who set off on a solo cross country ski run from Mountain Creek and his objective was to ski the fifty-two kilometres to Mount Hotham in a single day, but he failed and died.

Location

Address:Swindlers Spur, Mount Loch
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.97125
Long: 147.160633
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1965
Actual Event End Date:03-September-1965
Monument Designer:Wangaratta Ski Club

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1967
Front Inscription
Charles Derrick Memorial Hut
Source: MA
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