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Table Mountain rescues reached record high in 2016

Rescuers were busier than ever on Table Mountain in 2016, with a record number of hikers needing help, Wilderness Search and Rescue (WSAR) said on Monday. Spokesperson Johann Marais said that last year at least 170 incidents were recorded. This equated to about 850 hours, or 35 days, of rescue[…]

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Hikers airlifted from Table Mountain

Three people injured during a rock fall on Table Mountain have been rescued by a military helicopter on Sunday. Two others who were also wounded were walked to safety by mountain rescuers. Wilderness Search and Rescue spokesperson Johan Marais said the party of fourteen hikers had been taking a guided[…]

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