Lion’s Head

A busy period for rescues in Cape Town

2019-08-21T06:54:10+02:00August 20th, 2019|AMS, Devil's Peak, Helderberg Nature Reserve, Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, SAPS, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Table Mountain National Park|

Table Mountain At 20h12 on Tuesday the 13th of August 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a party of two had found themselves disorientated while hiking on Table Mountain. Via the WhatsApp platform the stricken party was able to provide a location pin, which could be [...]

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Body recovery at Lions Head near Table Table Mountain

2019-06-20T17:50:57+02:00June 20th, 2019|CoCT Fire + Rescue, Community Medics, Forensic Pathology Services (FPS), Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, SANParks, SAPS, Table Mountain National Park|

At 16h57 on Tuesday the 18th of June 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that she witnessed a person falling at Lion's Head. Metro Medical Rescue Technicians, Rescue Mountaineers and Rescue Climbers were dispatched to Top road which separates the Table Mountain National Park and the residential [...]

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Search for a missing person on Lion’s Head Table Mountain National Park

2019-03-31T11:46:25+02:00March 31st, 2019|Lion's Head, SANParks, SAPS, Search, Table Mountain National Park|

Lion's Head Table Mountain National Park On Saturday the 30th of March 2019 at 10h25 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a female visitor to Lion's Head in the TMNP had earlier rushed downslope under duress from the Signal Hill road into an area where there are [...]

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Injured hiker airlifted off Lion’s Head in the Table Mountain National Park Cape Town

2019-03-26T23:04:11+02:00March 26th, 2019|AMS, Hiking, Lion's Head, Rescues, SANParks, Table Mountain National Park|

Lion's Head Table Mountain On Tuesday the 26th of March 2019 at 15h06 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a 27 year old Belgian female hiker had injured her ankle near the summit of Lion's Head. The Metro Rescue Mobile Incident Command vehicle and crew was tasked [...]

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Critically injured hiker airlifted off Lions Head.

2019-03-20T15:55:25+02:00March 20th, 2019|AMS, Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Table Mountain National Park|

Lion's Head Table Mountain On Tuesday the 20th of March 2019 at 07h35 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a person in their party had taken a bad fall just below the summit of Lion's Head in the Table Mountain National Park. The Metro Rescue Mobile Incident [...]

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Two hikers rescued in seperate incidents.

2019-01-02T18:33:57+02:00January 2nd, 2019|AMS, Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Search, Table Mountain|

Table Mountain Cape Town On Tuesday the 01st of January 2019 at 16h31 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services after a call for assistance was received. It was reported that a 41 year old male visitor from the USA had developed cramps and was unable [...]

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Cape Town visitors rescued after collapsing on the mountain

2018-12-30T15:28:41+02:00December 30th, 2018|AMS, Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, Table Mountain|

Platteklip Gorge Cape Town On Saturday the 29th of December 2018 at 14h09 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) after a call for assistance was received. It was reported that a 43 year old female visitor from Pretoria who was hiking up the popular [...]

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Female visitor airlifted after falling on the mountain

2018-12-28T12:53:45+02:00December 28th, 2018|AMS, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks|

Lion's Head Cape Town On the 27th of December 2018 at 16h07 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) after a call for assistance was received. It was reported that a female visitor had badly injured her knee after taking a fall just below the [...]

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Gauteng visitor is medivaced off Lion’s Head

2018-12-22T10:15:50+02:00December 22nd, 2018|AMS, Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, SAPS|

Lion's Head Cape Town On Friday the 21st of December 2018 at 13h51 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) after a call for assistance was received. It was reported that a 21 year old female hiker from Gauteng had severely injured an ankle while [...]

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Rescues in the peninsula

2018-12-18T10:15:11+02:00December 18th, 2018|Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Table Mountain|

Suikerbossie above Hout Bay Cape Town On Sunday the 16th of December 2018 at 09h55 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) after a call for assistance was received. The Metro Rescue Mobile Incident Command Vehicle (Metro 1) with our dedicated mountain rescue trailer was [...]

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