In May this year, The Hikers Network Search & Rescue tragically lost one of its team members. Jennifer Harlow passed away on 13 May in a fatal accident on Woody Buttress, a route she knew inside out.
The Bishop Lavis Enviro Hiking Club (BLEHC) is focused on community upliftment and is dedicated to, not only hiking but promoting environmental awareness and seeking sustainable solutions to environmental problems.
Growing up in Bishop Lavis, I have often found myself chasing down perpetrators of crime and reclaiming what was rightly mine at the time. From bird baths to bicycles, to car jacks, to my Dad’s roses, I’ve seen and experienced quite a few adrenaline-fueled events. And so I joined Mark Kapot in close combat training mentioning.
On the 6th of January, Wayne and I, Annabelle-Linda Gertze (Hikers Network Hike Leader), set off towards Gordon’s Bay to meet up with our fellow HNHC members in anticipation of the long-awaited Crystal Pools hike.
The week behind us has proven to be another busy one with hundreds of outdoor users being tracked. Here are some of the incidents that were attended to.
The Hikers Network -Junior Hiking Club (HNJHC) was launched on October 1st 2016 and is the only Junior Hiking Club of its kind in the Western Cape.
Dogs, like humans, can also suffer from dehydration and heatstroke on hot days, they can be bitten by snakes and could injure themselves on the trail.