Hiker Missing on Helderberg

2020-08-30T18:43:28+02:00August 30th, 2020|AMS, Boland Mountains, Forensic Pathology Services (FPS), Helderberg Nature Reserve, Hiking, Joint Operations, Rescues, Uncategorized|

Around 17:00 on 27 August 2020 the manager of the Helderberg Nature Reserve called Wilderness Search and Rescue requesting assistance after the wife of a 58 yr old male person had reported him overdue. The man had set out to hike the Sugarbird Route in the reserve and had not returned by 16:00 as had [...]

Helicopter responds to mountain emergencies

2020-01-27T11:19:12+02:00January 27th, 2020|AMS, Chapman's Peak, Forensic Pathology Services (FPS), NSRI, Rescues, SAPS|

Lion's Head At 10h04 on Sunday the 26th of January 2020 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a hiker had taken a fall near the chains and staples section on Lion's Head. The first responders who assembled at the start of the trail on Signal Hill road [...]