With the help of AMS (Air Mercy Services), Metro rescue, Cape Town Mountain Rescue, ER24, Netcare 911, Fire brigade and a number of fellow hikers, the rescue was a true team effort.
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Yesterday saw at least 2 muggings (reports of 2 groups of hikers) take place along the Vlakkenberg range in the Table Mountain National Park.
An urgent appeal to better manage congestion on Lion’s Head has been made following the death of a 25-year-old hiker who plummeted to his death in front of his fiancée and five-year-old son on Wednesday morning.
A hiker has died after falling on Lion’s Head in Cape Town on Wednesday morning. Table Mountain National Park spokesperson Merle Collins confirmed to News24 that a 25-year-old local man had died.
If things go wrong while you’re out in the mountain and red helicopter arrives… you can expect (hope) it goes something like this.
It took over two days for more than 100 people from different organisations to save a North West man who had fallen from a mountain and become wedged on a cliff between two large rocks.
Search and Rescue checked in on us – it was getting cold and they advised us to try and find shelter from the wind without taking any risks.
An American Tourist who went missing in the Cederberg Mountains was found alive and well after he lost the path during a solo hike.
A team is attempting a cave rescue a 52-year-old man injured in a rock fall in a 1,000m-deep cave in Germany, in an operation that could take days.
At approximately 15:00 on Sunday 25 May 2014 a 28 year old male was seriously injured in an accident in the Magaliesberg Mountains and had to be rescued by an Air Force Helicopter.