RIP Magnus Kastengren.... Crazy!
This bit at the end of the article is impressive (in a bad way) as well:
There have been at least seven deaths on NZ mountains in the past three months:
August 12: Jamie Vinton-Boot, 30, died in an avalanche while climbing along the western face of The Remarkables. He was the 2012 NZ Mountaineer of the Year.
August 31: British-born Caroline Johnstone, 44, slipped on ice while retrieving her snowboard on Mt Ruapehu.
September 13: Duncan Rait, 36, fell 150m off a ridge near the Tasman Glacier at Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park.
September 14: Englishman Robert Buckley, 31, died after falling 700m near Mt Sefton Bivvy, at Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park.
October 28: Hiroki Ogawa, 31, and Nicole Sutton, 29, died after spending two nights in a snow trench after bad weather set in on Mt Taranaki.
November 3: Magnus Kastengren, 31, falls 600m to his death from Aoraki-Mt Cook while taking part in extreme skiing.