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Search for missing lady

2019-09-04T09:49:31+02:00September 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Found deceased  Pniel near Stellenbosch The Winelands Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) is currently engaged in a search for 60 year old local female who was last seen late yesterday afternoon. She is known to have a degree of dementia as well. The lady apparently went for a walk in the valley area near the [...]

Medical emergency on Table Mountain

2019-08-22T11:49:42+02:00August 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Kloof Corner Table Mountain At 18h24 on Wednesday the 21st of August 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that a 28 year old local male had suffered a medical emergency while hiking along the popular Kloof Corner trail, just below the Contour Path near the Lower Cable [...]

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Search in Table Mountain National Park leads to a body recovery.

2019-06-25T21:57:44+02:00June 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Skeleton Gorge Table Mountain At 14h35 on Sunday the 23rd of June 2019 the Peninsula Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after the South African Police Services (SAPS) requested a mountain search based on information that they had received. A 21 year old Mozambican male who resides in Cape Town had been reported missing [...]

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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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Rescues completed on Table Mountain and in the Helderberg Nature Reserve

2019-04-15T14:15:33+02:00April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Platteklip Gorge Table Mountain On Friday the 12th of April 2019 at 12h06 the Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) was activated after a caller reported that they were lost on the front section of Table Mountain in the Table Mountain National Park which is managed by the South African National Parks (SANParks). Shortly afterwards the [...]

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Mountain rescues.

2018-11-04T12:34:46+02:00November 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Helderberg Nature Reserve Somerset West On Saturday the 3rd of November 2018 at 14h15 WSAR was placed on stand by for a hiker who was experiencing difficulties while hiking in the Helderberg Nature Reserve. He was suffering from severe cramps in both his legs. His position was reported to be near one of the jeep [...]

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Jonkershoek – Three hikers stuck on a ledge. Technical rescue.

2016-07-26T08:55:53+02:00June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

News coverage on this rescue: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/local-host-of-stranded-us-students-praises-phenomenal-rescue-team-20160614 http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/stranded-us-students-use-cellphone-lights-to-guide-mountain-rescuers-20160613

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Cape Town Summer

2016-07-26T08:57:22+02:00January 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Cape summer has arrived, and with it a growing of heat stress / dehydration caseload. The basic cause of this is very high temperatures, with a considerable proportion of patients being northern hemisphere visitors who have not yet aclimatised to the summer heat. […]

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TMNP Award

2016-07-26T08:57:22+02:00September 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The Table Mountain National Park recently awarded us a certificate of recognition in respect of our contribution to them. Table Mountain and Cape Peninsula operations dominate our statistics.

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