WSAR stored busy with 4 seperate mountaineering incidences over the weekend


Wilderness Search and Rescue (WSAR) Western Cape had a busy weekend supporting the Cableway Charity Problem whereas responding to 4 mountaineering incidences.

5 groups have been arrange at totally different Cableway Charity Problem course factors, however not one of the athletes sustained accidents.

READ: The annual Cableway Charity Challenge kicks off this weekend

Nevertheless, 4 incidents occurred concurrently the occasion, and the WSAR was referred to as out to help.

A 21-year-old hiker collapsed whereas descending Lion’s Head. She began feeling unwell after reaching the summit and rested on a bench. Unable to proceed additional, Metro Police/ Legislation Enforcement drove her down the path the place a medical workforce assessed her. Her associates drove her dwelling, as soon as the medical workforce gave the all-clear.

The second incident was a hiker in her forties who ‘stumbled and sprained her ankle whereas mountaineering up Platteklip Gorge.’ She was assisted down the mountain by the rescue workforce who have been dispatched to her location.

Athletes notified WSAR members of a 3rd hiker who had injured his ankle whereas carrying his canine on the junction of India Venster and the Contour Path. The rescue workforce carried the 29-year-old down the path to the street the place his associates drove him to the hospital.

The final incident concerned a 26-year-old hiker who injured her ankle whereas strolling down Platteklip Gorge. Occasion organisers contacted the rescue workforce, who hiked to her location and supported her down the path.

WSAR spokesperson Johann Marais mentioned, ‘We want to thank all WSAR workforce members who proceed to assist mountain security within the Western Cape. We want to want our sufferers a speedy restoration.’

Photos: WSAR

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