Table Mountain

Four mountain rescues over a twelve hour period

2019-06-28T13:49:22+02:00June 28th, 2019|Hiking, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Search, Table Mountain, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway|

Union Ravine Table Mountain At 12h50 on Thursday the 27th of June 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a hiking party was lost after missing the path in Union Ravine on the right face of Table Mountain. The party of six consisted of females, three of [...]

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Hiker rescued on Table Mountain

2019-06-25T10:37:59+02:00June 25th, 2019|Metro Rescue, Rescues, Table Mountain, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway|

Table Mountain At 15h31 on Thursday the 20th of June 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a person had taken a fall below the Upper Cable Station (UCS). Metro Medical Rescue Technicians responded to the Lower Cable Station (LCS) where they boarded a Cable Car to [...]

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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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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 on Table Mountain

2019-01-22T16:54:10+02:00January 22nd, 2019|AMS, Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Table Mountain, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Table Mountain National Park|

  India Venster Cape Town On Monday the 21st of January 2019 at 16h48 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated by the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) after a call for assistance was received. A caller had reported that a 21 year old female from Cape Town had sustained an ankle [...]

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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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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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American visitor rescued on Table Mountain

2018-12-23T14:38:28+02:00December 23rd, 2018|Metro Rescue, Rescues, SANParks, Table Mountain|

Skeleton Gorge Cape Town On Saturday the 22nd of December 2018 at 12h26 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 57 year female visitor from the USA had twisted her ankle while hiking [...]

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