The Mountain Club of South Africa

Search & Rescue

In case of a wilderness accident call: 021 937 0300. Further emergency contact information is available here.

MCSA Mountain Rescue provides an effective and efficient volunteer search and rescue service free of charge to those in need of assistance.

The Cape Town Section team has approximately 70 members, all trained in various aspects of mountaineering, first aid and technical rope rescue. Training is carried out throughout the year and members work closely with other organisations operating under the WSAR (Wilderness Search & Rescue) banner, such as Metro Emergency Medical Services, the South African Air Force, the 4×4 Club and the South African Speleological Association.

Rescue Resources