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Hikers rescued in Drakensberg

“The positive outcome of this incident serves to underline the vital necessity of fully and legibly filling in the Mountain Rescue Registers or hiking registers which then enable rescuers to act promptly and efficiently in case of an emergency,”

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Student in dramatic gorge rescue

Battling hail and raging torrents, a team of air force personnel and mountain rescuers spent more than 20 hours extricating a Johannesburg student from a gorge in the Magaliesberg outside Pretoria.

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Hiker in severe fall on Woody Buttress

A mountain rescue call came in on Sunday morning for a hiker who had fallen while walking on Table Mountain. The hiker, a male in his late twenties/early thirties, and two other companions were walking up Woody Buttress when he fell, pulling a large block off with him.

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Ant in his nappy waiting to be hoisted off Molenaars Needle

Mountain Search and Rescue

mountain search and rescue in the Western Cape, and what to do when your outing goes pear-shaped. If you’re climbing a lot and pushing your grades, or really getting out there in the wilderness, hunting those remote, long, loose country routes, then you have a fairly good chance of experiencing some kind of mishap during […]

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