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 [...]

Hiker airlifted after experiencing a medical emergency in Table Mountain National Park

2020-06-14T18:33:23+02:00June 14th, 2020|AMS, Hiking, Joint Operations, Metro Rescue, NSRI, Rescues, Table Mountain National Park|

Hout Bay Mountains At 12h47 on Sunday the 14th of June 2020 Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller requested assistance for a hiker who had suffered a medical emergency while hiking in the central section of the Table Mountain National Park above Hout Bay. Due to the nature of the incident, [...]