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Easter weekend mountain rescues.

2019-04-24T11:17:52+02:00April 24th, 2019|Hiking, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Search, Table Mountain, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Table Mountain National Park|

Nursery Ravine Table Mountain On Friday the 19th of April 2019 at 12h35 the Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a hiker had suffered an ankle injury close to the top of Nursery Ravine above the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Rescue Mountaineers, Metro Medical Rescue Technicians and SANParks Visitor Safety [...]

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Night search on Table Mountain for lost hikers.

2019-03-31T21:57:41+02:00March 31st, 2019|Hiking, Metro Rescue, SANParks, Search, Table Mountain|

Table Mountain National Park On Saturday the 30th of March 2019 at 20h00 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that three hikers were lost. The visitors aged between 24 and 32 from Johannesburg were unable to find their way off Table Mountain. The Metro Rescue Mobile Incident Command [...]

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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 German tourist assisted on Table Mountain.

2019-03-28T12:37:50+02:00March 28th, 2019|Hiking, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Search, Table Mountain National Park|

Table Mountain Cape Town On Wednesday the 27th of March 2019 at 13h19 the Peninsula Wilderness Search and Rescue was activated after a caller had reported that a 57  year old German male had suffered an ankle injury while walking in the Table Mountain National Park. The information received was that the patient was close [...]

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Four mountain rescue responses in the Western Cape over the long weekend.

2019-03-25T15:10:53+02:00March 25th, 2019|AMS, Boland Mountains, Cape Nature, Hiking, Metro Rescue, Mountain biking, Rescues, Search, Table Mountain National Park, Winelands|

Boland Mountains Sir Lowry's Pass On Friday the 22nd of March 2019 at 11h39 the Winelands Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after the race organisers of a mountain biking event called for assistance. One of their male competitors had taken fall at a steep section of the stage. He had sustained a leg [...]

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Two incidents including a 13 hour all night rescue on Table Mountain

2019-02-20T16:15:23+02:00February 19th, 2019|Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Search, Table Mountain|

Newlands Forest Cape Town On Monday the 18th of February 2019 at 08h51 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was called to assist a 50 year old local female hiker who had reportedly suffered a leg injury while walking in Newlands Forest below the Contour Path. Crews from Metro Rescue as well as  the [...]

Hiker rescued at Helderberg Nature Reserve

2019-02-15T13:28:37+02:00February 15th, 2019|Helderberg Nature Reserve, Hiking, Metro Rescue, Rescues, Search, Winelands|

Helderberg Nature Reserve Somerset West On Thursday the 14th of February 2019 at 15h04 the Winelands 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 60 year old female was unresponsive after she had collapsed while hiking [...]

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Concern for an overdue hiker.

2019-01-07T09:42:07+02:00January 7th, 2019|Hiking, SANParks, Search, Table Mountain|

Table Mountain Cape Town On Saturday the 05th of January 2019 at 17h46 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 30 year old male from Cape Town who is a known diabetic was [...]

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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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Youths airlifted after being stuck on a mountain overnight

2018-12-24T11:43:32+02:00December 24th, 2018|AMS, Cape Nature, Metro Rescue, Overberg, Rescues, Search|

Betty's Bay outside Cape Town On Sunday the 23rd of December 2018 just after 18h00 the Overberg Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) after a call for assistance was received. It was learnt that two young men in their late teens had managed to find themselves [...]