SAPS

Four hikers rescued after evading a possible mugging attack

2019-09-09T23:21:11+02:00September 8th, 2019|AMS, Hiking, Joint Operations, Metro Rescue, NSRI, Rescues, SANParks, SAPS, Search, Table Mountain National Park|

Above the wreck of the Boss 400 Hout Bay At 11h49 on Saturday the 7th of September 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that their party of four was being stalked by what appeared to be four males. The party which consisted of two local females and [...]

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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Hiker unfortunately passes away on Table Mountain

2019-06-15T21:08:02+02:00June 12th, 2019|Forensic Pathology Services (FPS), Hiking, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SAPS, Table Mountain National Park, Uncategorized|

Cecelia Ridge above Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens At 11h27 on Tuesday the 11th of June 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated when a caller asked for assistance immediately after a hiker had experienced medical complications while enjoying a hike on Table Mountain. Metro Medical Rescue Technicians and Logistical support crew responded to [...]

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Peninsula WSAR recent callouts.

2019-05-29T11:03:18+02:00May 29th, 2019|AMS, Climbing, Devil's Peak, Hiking, Metro Rescue, Mountain biking, Rescues, SANParks, SAPS, Search, Table Mountain National Park, Trail running|

Constantia green belt On Wednesday the 08th of May 2019 at 11h09 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a hiker had injured himself while walking along one of the popular Constantia green belt trails below Rhodes drive. Metro Medical Rescue Technicians as well as Rescue Mountaineers were [...]

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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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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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Tourist is rescued on Lion’s Head.

2018-12-13T11:02:17+02:00December 13th, 2018|AMS, Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, SAPS|

Lion's Head Cape Town On Wednesday the 12th of December 2018 at 11h06 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 48 year old female visitor from the USA had collapsed at the summit [...]

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Lion’s Head full moon alert.

2019-06-15T20:59:20+02:00October 22nd, 2018|Hiking, Lion's Head, Metro Police, Safety, SANParks, SAPS|

 Safety Awareness As hundreds of hikers prepare for the monthly Lions Head full moon experience, the Wilderness Search And Rescue unit (WSAR) would like to remind visitors to please be cautious. The idea of this experience is attracting an increasing amount of visitors to the Table Mountain National Park as more and more people become [...]

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Emergency calls for night searches.

2018-10-23T10:01:52+02:00October 21st, 2018|Metro Rescue, SANParks, SAPS, Search, Table Mountain|

Back Table. On Saturday the 20th of October 2018 at 19h36 WSAR was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for an overdue hiker in the northern section of Table Mountain National Park. It was reported that the hiker was last seen at approximately 13h00 before splitting up from the party which had [...]

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