I remember climbing Mt. McFettrick with him in 1991, being his boss at Franz in 1991 and a friend ever since. My daughters loved him and often talk of Ed at Anita Mckerrow's 21st, sleeping in our woodshed at Hokitika. You were an amazing man Ed. My condolences to the Cotter family.
All photographs taken by Bob McKerrow
R to L: Ed Cotter, John Nankervis, Chris Bonnington, Dave Bamford, Mike Browne and Colin Moneath.
Ed Cotter left with Franz Josef mountain guide, Peter McCormack 1991.
Ed Cotter cutting steps of the Fox Glacier.
Author Lyn McKinnon, Ed Cotter and Naila McKerrow ay my house. Lyn wrote a book on Ed Cotter.
Ed Cotter with his old climbing partner, George Low of Everest fame.
Chris Bonnington left and Ed Cotter right at Chancellor Hit, Fox Glacier.